Religions in Belgium’s Flanders region receive almost 500 million euros yearly in taxpayer money, a community politician has denounced.
The case of a German bishop who has been charged with embezzling from an elderly dementia sufferer could accelerate the debate over abuses of clerical power in the Church, a German canon lawyer has said.
To the inaction of the authorities, Irish universities are funnelling millions of euros in public money to Churches in no-tender chaplaincy contracts, Freedom of Information requests have revealed.
The Vatican has invested tens of millions of euros worth of donations in lifestyle products, a toy wholesaler, mineral water, a tech startup, real estate and bonds and even films like Men in Black or Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, a report has claimed.
Vatican cardinal Angelo Becciu has said anti-Francis network EWTN’S Catholic News Agency (CNA) admitted to trusting “unreliable sources” in its reporting.
The Pope’s new economy czar has been spotted in an American-led business management seminar in the Vatican.
Pope Francis slammed on Wednesday in his General Audience “the hypocrisy of talking about peace by building and selling war devices”.
The recent internal investigations over alleged corruption in the Holy See show that Vatican financial reforms are working, Pope Francis has said.
Vatican Cardinal Angelo Becciu has said he is “shocked” by “shameful” and “misleading” media reports pinning him for financial wrongdoing in a Vatican London real estate purchase.
Pope Francis can clean up the Vatican financial mess wielding his authority, firing uncooperative employees, ensuring an unlimited budget for outside auditors and giving officials the freedom to speak openly to the press, leading Church observer Thomas J. Reese SJ has said.
The leaders of a French Catholic “new community” who considered pensions to be contrary to the Gospel have been sentenced to pay damages to two former nun members left without money in their retirement.
Vatican authorities are reeling after the surprise announcement that the head of its financial watchdog agency would not be continuing for another term.
Cardinal Angelo Becciu tried to hide $200 million in loans that the Vatican Secretariat of State took out to buy a luxury London property, Vatican sources have claimed.
Cardinal Angelo Becciu has firmly rejected any wrongdoing in a Holy See investment in luxury London property that is now the subject of a police probe.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has been caught up in the corruption investigation shaking the Vatican since police raids on the Holy See earlier this month.
The Croatian opposition party GLAS has blasted the Government for allowing a “back door” for the Church into school textbooks.
Between 1998 and 2015, the Spanish Church put to its name more than 30,000 properties all over the country, in…
After three weeks of controversy over its investments and financial management, the Vatican has revealed that it is working on a document to unify and better regulate its economic policy.
The Holy See’s anti-money laundering watchdog has strongly denied allegations of wrongdoing levelled by Vatican prosecutors over a real estate investment in London.
The Vatican has come out swinging a day after an explosive new book claimed the Holy See is at risk of financial collapse.
Pope Francis’ advisers are openly admitting that the Vatican could go bankrupt if urgent action isn’t taken, a journalist has claimed.
Around 300 Croatians, including two presidential hopefuls, have protested in Zagreb for an end to Croatia’s treaties with the Vatican.
Vatican prosecutors have uncovered “serious indications” of wrongdoing in their investigations into the Holy See’s $200 million investment in luxury London real estate.
The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic has cancelled legislation that would have taxed faith groups’ compensation for assets seized by the country’s Communist regime.
The recent raids in the Vatican are connected to a multi-million pound investment of the Holy See in a luxury development project in London.
Pope Francis is preparing to fire Domenico Giani, the head of the Vatican police and security force, over the controversial ‘Wanted’ poster he issued after recent raids on the Vatican Secretariat of State and Financial Information Authority (AIF), a report has claimed.
Pope Francis has named a top anti-Mafia prosecutor as president of the Vatican criminal court two days after police raids.
The Vatican has suspended five employees over suspicious real estate deals and the alleged misuse of donations.