• Financial misconduct in parishes is all too common

    Financial misconduct in parishes is all too common

    • Dec 22, 2015

    Behind the sensational headlines about a New York priest accused of pilfering church coffers to pay for an extravagant lifestyle – “Priest paid his male ‘sex master’ from collection plate: lawsuit,” as the New York Post put it — is the surprisingly common accusation of a trusted employee or volunteer

  • Ex-Vatican bank officials charged with embezzlement

    • Dec 6, 2014

    A statement on Saturday from the Vatican bank confirmed that two former managers and a lawyer are facing criminal charges and their accounts have been seized, describing the move as a sign of the bank’s “commitment to transparency and zero tolerance.” The statement appeared in response to a Reuters report