The German bishop was found to have transferred about 128,000 euros from a woman with dementia to his own personal bank account after she had given him power of attorney.
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The Diocese of Palm Beach contacted the police department in December 2021, raising concerns about a fraudulent bank account and the misappropriation of church funds.
Holy Cross Services serves abused and neglected children, youth, and young adults with substance abuse and mental health problems, and homeless children and adults.
The 80-year-old sister pleaded guilty in July 2021 to wire fraud and money laundering.
The “London deal” is about a Secretariat of State 350 million-euro investment in a London luxury real estate.
Di Ruzza, together with nine others, was indicted by the Vatican court, it was announced July 3. A criminal trial will begin at the Vatican on July 27.
Among those to be tried are several employees of the Secretariat of State.
The Vatican issued the statement on the day that Italian judges had been due to rule on whether to allow Marogna’s extradition.
The Italian cardinal has insisted that the accusations that he misused Vatican funds to benefit his brothers are false.
Gianluigi Torzi is being charged by Vatican prosecutors with several counts of “extortion, embezzlement, aggravated fraud and money laundering,” the Holy See said, noting that the crimes Vatican Law provides for sentences of up to twelve years imprisonment for such crimes.