Disgraced Cardinal Beccui Claims Answering Cardinal Pell’s Questions ‘Beneath the Dignity of Cardinals’

Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the disgraced former sostituto of the Vatican’s Secretariat of State, has written to Cardinal George Pell, the former prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, declining to explain why he sent millions of euros of Vatican funds to Australia during the run up to Pell’s 2017 criminal trial. In an open letter … Read more

Cardinal Becciu Reportedly Stole Vatican Funds to Bribe Witnesses in Case Against George Pell

A senior Catholic cardinal has been accused of using €700,000 in Vatican funds to bribe witnesses to secure a sex abuse conviction against a rival. Italian media have reported that Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, 72, is suspected of wiring the cash to recipients in Australia who helped ensure hostile testimony in the abuse trial of … Read more

Cardinal Becciu Covertly Channeled Money to Australia

An Italian newspaper reported that Vatican prosecutors have received allegations that the funds were transferred after Cardinal George Pell returned there to face sexual abuse charges. Vatican prosecutors are investigating allegations that Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu funneled 700,000 euro through the apostolic nunciature in Australia — an action that one Italian newspaper suggests could be … Read more

Becciu’s Ousting May Be Just the Tip of the Iceberg

We cannot help but believe Angelo Becciu has been made to be the fall guy for a much larger financial scandal in the Vatican. Last week we learned that one of Pope Francis’ most trusted advisors, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, had been ousted by the Pope for his alleged mishandling of Peter’s Pence funds.  Since late … Read more

BOMBSHELL: Powerful Cardinal Ousted Over Peter’s Pence Corruption

Once one of Pope Francis’ closest advisors, Cardinal Angelo Becciu resigns in disgrace amid accusations of financial corruption. The “bomb” in the Vatican explodes at dinner time, with the release of a, to say the least unexpected, Bulletin of the Vatican Press Office, writes the main Italian news agency Ansa. “Today, Thursday 24 September, the … Read more

London to Malta via Rome: Following the Money in Vatican Financial Scandals

The Vatican raid conducted on the chief prosecutor of the Church’s Apostolic Signatura sheds light on a network of companies and businessmen at the center of interrelated Vatican financial scandals. On Feb. 18, Vatican officials raided the home and office of Msgr. Alberto Perlasca, the chief prosecutor at the Church’s highest ecclesiastical court and a … Read more