Vatican Secretary of State Implicated in Financial Scandal

A letter from the Secretary of State to the IOR appears on the London building at the center of the Vatican scandal. “Valid investment, but we need 150 million euros on loan.” The OK of the bank technicians, then the total war between Peña Parra and Mammì. And the complaint that triggers the investigation There … Read more

The Deep Church: From the Borgias to Becciu

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Vatican Finances and Cardinal Parolin’s Crisis of Credibility

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 … Read more

Vatican Secretary of State Allegedly Covered-Up for Sexual Abuser

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 … Read more

Cardinal Zen Tells Congressmen: China Wants Vatican ‘Surrender’

Cardinal Joseph Zen, the bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, has said that the situation of the Church in China is dire. The cardinal also predicted the end of the underground Church. “The situation is very bad. And the source is not the pope. The pope doesn’t know much about China,” Cardinal Zen told CNA on Tuesday “The Holy … Read more

New Evidence Reveals Deceitful Methods Employed by Vatican Officials to Launder Millions of Euros

The report notes that Cardinal Pell opposed the loan, but that Pope Francis overrode his opposition. More evidence has surfaced of massive financial corruption at the Vatican with evidence highlighting the secret and deceitful methods Vatican officials used to launder millions of euros. A new report in Catholic media claims that a 50 million euro … Read more

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

 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 … Read more

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