Pope Francis named four experts from Switzerland, Singapore, the United States and Italy to replace five Italians on the board of the Financial Information Authority, the Vatican internal regulatory office said.
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Financial police in the southern Italian city of Salerno on Tuesday arrested Nunzio Scarano, a Vatican monsignor, for allegedly using his Vatican bank accounts to launder money. Scarano is already on trial for charges of conspiring to smuggle €20 million ($26 million) from Switzerland to Italy aboard a private jet to evade customs and taxes in June.
Parents who feed their children on ‘unclean bread’ earned through bribes and corruption are starving them of dignity, Pope Francis said Friday.
A senior accountant at the Vatican was arrested Friday for a plot to smuggle $26 million in cash into Italy aboard a private jet.
Paolo Gabriele has been charged with aggravated theft. A magistrate ruled today he must stand trial. He faces up to six years in prison if convicted.
In central Mexico yesterday, outside a city called Leon, Pope Benedict held an outdoor Mass for 300,000 people where he condemned criminality, violence, and corruption. It's a theme familiar to the pope.
A top Vatican official was reassigned to a job he didn't want after he complained about contracts that might have been tainted by corruption.