• Vatican cardinal says ouster deprived him of possible papacy

    Vatican cardinal says ouster deprived him of possible papacy

    • Nov 20, 2020

    The Vatican cardinal sacked by Pope Francis amid a corruption investigation is suing an Italian news magazine, claiming that his ruined reputation has eliminated his chances of becoming pope and will undermine the legitimacy of any future papal election.

  • Australian anti-graft agency dismisses Vatican speculation

    Australian anti-graft agency dismisses Vatican speculation

    • Nov 11, 2020

    An Australian anti-graft agency said on Wednesday it was not investigating the transfer of Vatican funds to Australia because of a lack of evidence of wrongdoing, further undermining Italian media speculation that the money might be linked to the overturned convictions of Cardinal George Pell for child sex abuse.

  • Pope moves against secretariat of state amid finance scandal

    Pope moves against secretariat of state amid finance scandal

    • Nov 5, 2020

    Pope Francis has given the Vatican secretariat of state three months to transfer all of its financial holdings to another Vatican office following its bungled management of hundreds of millions of euros in donations and investments that are now the subject of a corruption investigation.