Vatican bank denies new chief has conflict of interest

The Vatican bank denied that its new chief executive faces a conflict of interest as his son works for a company brought in to audit the scandal-hit institution`s accounts.

Pope creates new Vatican finance ministry

Pope Francis on Monday created a new finance ministry to oversee the Holy See`s economic affairs in a move aimed at increasing transparency and boosting funds for the poor following a wave of scandals at the Vatican bank.

Pope Francis urges Vatican reforms, wants church with modern spirit

Pope Francis says he doesn`t want a "Vatican-centric" church concerned about itself but a missionary church that reaches out to the poor, the young, the elderly and even to non-believers.

Vatican bank publishes accounts for first time

The Vatican bank today published its accounts for the first time in a new drive for transparency aimed at overcoming a series of scandals as Pope Francis plans a major overhaul.

Vatican bank launches website in transparency drive

The Vatican bank launched a website in a drive for greater transparency as it tries to reform following money-laundering accusations.

Priest arrested in Vatican bank probe: Report

A priest has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and corruption in connection with the sweeping probe of the scandal-plagued Vatican bank, Italian media reported on Friday.

Pope names commission of inquiry into Vatican bank

Pope Francis has named a commission of inquiry to look into the activities of the troubled Vatican bank amid a fresh money-laundering investigation and questions about what exactly goes on inside the secretive institution.

Media has tarnished Vatican`s image: Pope

A Vatican scandal involving leaked secret documents and the arrest of Paolo Gabriele has been exaggerated, Pope Benedict said.

Vatican butler detained in corruption case

Police had detained Paolo Gabriele on suspicion of stealing and leaking private documents belonging to Pope Benedict XVI.

Vatican bank chief ousted in no-confidence vote

Ettore Gotti Tedeschi has been a polarising figure in the Vatican ever since he was named president of the bank in 2009.

Vatican Bank mired in money laundering scandal

Institute for Religious Works is under scrutiny for money-laundering.

Vatican bank chief questioned in probe

The two top officials of the
Vatican`s bank have been questioned by Italian prosecutors
probing alleged violations of Italy`s anti-money laundering
laws.

Vatican bank again in the eye of the storm after probe

The Vatican`s bank found
itself fending off fresh accusations of wrongdoing on Wednesday after
Italian prosecutors opened a probe against senior executives
for violating money laundering norms.

Vatican bank investigated for money laundering

Italian prosecutors launched an investigation into the Vatican bank`s top executives on Tuesday for allegedly violating money laundering legislation, triggering a sharp rebuttal by the Vatican.

Vatican bank head in money laundering probe: Sources

The head of the Vatican bank has been placed under investigation for money-laundering by the bank.

Vatican bank accused of money laundering: Report

The Vatican bank is under investigation for suspected money laundering via accounts held at one of Italy`s largest banks, the UniCredit Group, according to the Italian investigative weekly Panorama.