- Jun 21, 2021
A Los Angeles nun who took a vow of poverty has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges for stealing more than $800,000 to pay for a gambling habit, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Over the weekend Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who last month was fired from his Vatican job over accusations of embezzlement, has announced plans to take legal action against media outlets saying he bribed a witness in the abuse trial of his former nemesis, Australian Cardinal George Pell.
After Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu was asked to step into an early retirement by Pope Francis over allegations of embezzlement at the end of last month, the prelate has hit back against several other accusations of financial wrongdoing, most of which involve his brothers.
An auction was held Saturday at the Lansing-area mansion of a Catholic priest who was accused of embezzling millions of dollars before he died in March while awaiting trial.
A Catholic priest accused of fraud in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has been remanded in judicial custody for 15 days.
A former treasurer for a union local representing teachers employed by the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the Diocese of San Jose, California, has been charged with bank fraud and theft of union assets.
A former Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo employee has been indicted on a federal wire fraud charge after allegedly defrauding immigrants she was supposed to be assisting.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira of Limeira. The bishop is being investigated by authorities for extortion of priests, mismanagement of the diocese’s funds and covering up alleged cases of abuse against minors by area priests.