Giovanni Angelo Becciu, former prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, pictured June 27, 2019./ Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Cardinal Becciu to Stand Trial at Vatican for Embezzlement and Abuse of Office

Jul 3, 2021

The Vatican announced Saturday that Cardinal Angelo Becciu will be tried on charges of embezzlement and abuse of office.

The AIF in the Vatican. Credit: Vatican News

Analysis: 2020, the Year to Make or Break Vatican Finances?

Jul 10, 2020

The Holy See is facing a perfect storm of a massive income shortfall, months of financial scandal, and a looming international banking inspection.

St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA.

Suspension Revoked For Vatican’s Financial Watchdog Authority

Jan 23, 2020

The new head of the Vatican Financial Intelligence Authority (AIF) announced Thursday that the Vatican’s internal financial watchdog’s suspension from an international group has been revoked, and the AIF can resume collaboration with foreign financial intelligence units.

Pope Francis during an in flight press conference on the papal plane, Nov. 26, 2019. Credit: Hannah Brockhaus/CNA

On papal flight, Pope Francis talks Vatican financial scandal

Nov 26, 2019

Although investigators are looking into a controversial Vatican investment in a luxury London property development, whether the deal was corrupt is still an open question, Pope Francis said Tuesday.