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Vatican reform leaps ahead with overhaul of bank and media

A new president of the so-called Vatican Bank, the IOR, and the appointment of Christopher Lord Patten, chancellor of Oxford University, to head a new committee overseeing reforms to media, were among the announcements made yesterday by Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the … Continue reading

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What Francis’ ‘Vatican bank’ commission tells us about his plans for curial reform

[Update 28 June: A senior official working in Vatican finance and two others have been arrested by Italian police following suspicions of money-laundering (details here). Mgr Nuncio Scarano, a senior accountant in the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See, … Continue reading

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Annual results to go online in latest Vatican Bank reform

The Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), commonly known as the ‘Vatican Bank’, will publish its annual accounts online by the end of the year, the Holy See said today. The announcement was made by the IOR’s new president, Ernst von … Continue reading

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