“Indeed, secularism claims to exclude religion from the domain of civil life, relegating it to a mere personal fact. However, where the religious factor is denied a place in society, certain points of reference, which allow for harmonious social development, disappear.”
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Fabrizio Tirabassi is one of several people being investigated by the Vatican in connection with investments and financial transactions made at the Secretariat of State.
In Anti-Corruption Law, Pope Francis Seeks to Quash Vatican ‘Envelope’ Culture with Ban on Gifts Over $50
The pope said that the new law was intended to bring the Holy See and Vatican City State further into line with international best practices on corruption and financial transparency,
Torzi is currently located in the United Kingdom and has not been served with the warrant.
Under the new law, APSA will gain ownership of funds, bank accounts, and investments, including real estate, previously administered by the Secretariat of State from Jan. 1, 2021.
COMMENTARY: The move to remove the financial authority of the Vatican department vindicates the financial reforms first undertaken by Cardinal George Pell.
The Vatican Press Office said that Domenico Giani, commander of the Vatican’s Gendarmerie, was not personally responsible for the leak.
ANALYSIS: Sources tell the Register that this week’s investigative actions are primarily targeted at Vatican officials who are no longer working at the secretariat.