- Apr 14, 2021
A Rome judge ordered the arrest Monday of an Italian businessman living in London who is a prime suspect in the Vatican’s two-year investigation into the Holy See’s 350-million-euro ($416 million) investment in a London real estate venture.
A British judge has blasted Vatican prosecutors for making “appalling” misrepresentations to the court about their investigation into the Holy See’s investment in a London real estate deal, determining they don’t have much of a case against their key suspect.
A group of lay faithful in southwestern India is accusing the local diocese of financial mismanagement and unethical practices.
Friday’s appointment of Catia Summaria as Promoter of Justice for the Vatican’s Court of Appeals is not mere tokenism, as the Vatican’s criminal justice system is becoming progressively more significant in the Pope Francis era.
Australian police said Wednesday they found no evidence of criminal misconduct in money transfers from the Vatican that a financial agency mistakenly inflated by almost $1.8 billion and fueled corruption speculation.
The head of Cyprus’ Orthodox Church on Wednesday pledged to rebuild a row of historic homes that were partially demolished next to an under-construction cathedral amid a public outcry over what government officials described as an “unlawful” action.
A former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer were found guilty of money laundering and embezzling millions of euros from property sales.
Australia’s financial crime watchdog agency said it over-estimated by the equivalent of more than US$1.5 billion the amount of money transferred from the Vatican to Australia between 2014 and 2020.