- May 18, 2021
Mimmo Muolo, Vatican correspondent for Avvenire – the newspaper of the Italian Bishops’ conference – has written a new book ‘The Church’s Money. Fabulous richness and evangelical poverty.’
Churchgoers in the Netherlands can now find the first contactless payment terminal in the St. Gerardus Majella Church in Utrecht.
This week, nearly 100 financial advisers, fund managers and Catholic Chief Financial Officers gathered at the Second Annual Faith Consistent Investing Forum in Midtown Manhattan.
The Archdiocese of Paris will introduce a system allowing contactless card payments during Sunday’s mass at Saint Francois de Molitor, a church located in an upscale and conservative Paris neighborhood.
In January 2014, a Roman street artist put up an image of Pope Francis as a superhero on a street near the Vatican. City authorities scrubbed it off within 48 hours, but now it’s back in the form of a line of T-shirts, with proceeds going to papal charities and explicit Vatican support. Some Catholics may see that as exciting, others as a worrying risk of pursuing profit and celebrity under the guise of good intentions.
“The hypocrisy of consecrated men and women who live like the rich wounds the consciences of the faithful and damages the church,” Pope Francis wrote to treasurers of religious orders who were in Rome for a symposium on economics and religious life.