Vatican Bank

July 9, 2014

Cardinal Pell Announces Vatican Financial Reforms

Appointing a new director of the Vatican Bank and the hiring of a British peer to consult on Vatican media operations are among the developments in the ongoing reform of the Roman Curia.

June 26, 2014

Holy See Bolsters Financial Transparency in Agreement With Argentina

Vatican watchdog continues to strengthen.

May 27, 2014

Pope Francis Reflects on His Holy Land Voyage

In a wide-ranging press conference on his flight home, the Pope also discussed clerical sex abuse, the upcoming synod, Vatican finances and Pope Pius XII’s cause for canonization.

August 8, 2013

Pope Francis Issues Motu Proprio on Vatican Finances

‘For the Prevention and Countering of Money Laundering, the Financing of Terrorism and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction,’ issued Aug. 8, strengthens the Holy See’s supervisory powers.

July 30, 2013

Misinterpreting Francis

NEWS ANALYSIS: A Vatican official chided the mainstream media for its conflation of the Holy Father’s remarks on homosexuality.

July 12, 2013

Vatican Freezes Funds of Suspended Accountant

Msgr. Nunzio Scarano was arrested June 28 by Italian police.

July 2, 2013

Vatican Bank Director, Deputy Announce Resignations

Since 2010, the management of the Institute for Religious Works has been working hard to bring processes in line with international standards for anti-money laundering.

June 27, 2012

Vatican Bank Prepares to Open its Doors to the Media

March 26, 2011

Vatican Bank Head: Economy Needs Good Priests

September 22, 2010

Vatican Bank President: "We're Being Attacked"