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Vatican Bank Probe

Vatican Bank Reports Big Dip In Profit

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican Bank has reported a big dip in profits as Pope Francis presses reforms to make the scandal-tainted institution more tr...

Vatican Bank Audit Reveals 202 'Suspicious' Transactions In 2013

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's financial watchdog agency said Monday that "corrective measures" were necessary at the Holy See's troubled bank to...

Vatican Bank Gets Pope's Blessing

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given his backing to the Vatican Bank to keep operating as it strives to improve compliance with international ...

'Clear Failings' Found At Vatican Bank

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

* Probe launched after prelate arrested over smuggling * Promises to "eradicate wrongdoing of clients" By Philip Pullell...

Vatican Bank Director, Deputy Resign Amid Scandal

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.31.2013 | Religion

ROME — The director of the embattled Vatican bank and his deputy resigned Monday, the latest heads to roll in a broadening finance scandal that ...

Vatican Credit Stop Emblematic Of Finance Woes

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.13.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican put a new coin on sale last week to commemorate its historic papal transition. Too bad overseas collectors won't be able t...

Vatican Signs Financial Transparency Accord With U.S. Officials

Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a bid to improve its checkered record on financial transparency, the Vatican o...

The Nuns, the Butler and the Pope

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.08.2012 | World
Christopher Brauchli

One can be sure that the nuns are grateful for the enlightened guidance the men in the Vatican have given them. The fact that they need the guidance is ample evidence, if evidence were needed, why women are not admitted to the priesthood.

Vatican Bank Chief Ousted After No-Confidence Vote

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The president of the Vatican bank has effectively been ousted after receiving a unanimous vote of no-confidence from bank oversee...

Vatican Creates Financial Watchdog Amid Bank Probe

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Thursday created a financial watchdog agency and issued new laws to fight money laundering and terrorist financing...

Vatican Bank Facing Money Laundering Probe

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Italian authorities seized euro23 million ($30 million) from a Vatican bank account Tuesday and said they have begun investigatin...