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The Deep Church: From the Borgias to Becciu

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The CINO (cardinal in name only) belongs to an old and powerful clique of corrupt, self-serving Italians in the Roman curia. For centuries, they’ve formed a kind of Deep Church equivalent to America’s own Deep State. Popes, like presidents, may come and go, but these entrenched bureaucrats keep the institution humming from one administration to […]

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Vatican to Renew Secret ‘Sell-Out’ Deal with China’s Communists

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One must wonder if China might not have material with which it is blackmailing the Vatican. The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has confirmed today that the controversial secret deal between the Vatican and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) allegedly regarding the appointment of Catholic bishops, will be renewed. Reuters reports that Cardinal […]

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Vatican Finances and Cardinal Parolin’s Crisis of Credibility

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On Saturday, the ongoing saga of Vatican financial scandal – or reform, if you prefer – continued with the approval of several new changes to Vatican City law on transparency and economic oversight. It also included the announcement that Cardinal Pietro Parolin will no longer sit on the reconstituted oversight board of the Institute for […]

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Vatican Secretary of State Allegedly Covered-Up for Sexual Abuser

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Dear friends and enemies of Stilum Curiae, A criminal trial is underway in Germany centered on Msgr. Christoph Kühn, who oversaw the German desk in the Secretariat of State from 2005–2013. In the past few days, the German daily Bild published an article, which we offer you excerpts of here in translation with some brief explicative notes […]

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Vatican Police Raid Secretariat of State Looking for Evidence of Financial Corruption

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 Vatican police raided its own Secretariat of State this morning to seize evidence connected to suspicious financial transactions that have been allegedly carried out over time. According to a bulletin released by the Holy See’s Press Office, “documents and electronic devices” were seized from “certain offices of the First Section of the Secretariat of State and […]