Are U.S. Bishops Complicit in the Vatican Financial Scandal?

Nearly two years ago, the Vatican began its historic prosecution of Cardinal Angelo Becciu and other defendants accused of extortion, fraud, money laundering, and misuse of Vatican funds, including charitable funds donated by American Catholics to the Peter’s Pence collection. Before the trial, Becciu had been one of the highest-ranking officials at the Vatican. On … Read more

No Justice? Vatican Rejects Auditor’s Lawsuit In Case Exposing Dirty Laundry

The Vatican tribunal has rejected a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by the Holy See’s former auditor general and ordered him to pay restitution in a case that exposed the unseemly side of Pope Francis’ financial reforms. Libero Milone and his late deputy had sued the Holy See for 9.3 million euros, claiming they were essentially … Read more