Vatican denies knowledge of transfers worth $1.8billion to Australia

The Vatican and the Australian Catholic Church have both denied knowledge of transfers worth US$1.8 billion which Australia’s financial watchdog says have been sent from Rome to Australia in the past seven years. “That amount of money and that number of transfers did not leave the Vatican City,” a senior Vatican official with knowledge of… Read More Vatican denies knowledge of transfers worth $1.8billion to Australia

Pope Francis appoints six women to Vatican financial council

Pope Francis has appointed six women, including the former treasurer for Britain’s Prince Charles, to the council that oversees Vatican finances, naming them in one fell swoop to some of the most senior roles. The appointments to one of the Holy See’s most important offices marked the latest attempt by the pope to keep promises… Read More Pope Francis appoints six women to Vatican financial council