Posts Tagged ‘Anti-corruption’

Vatican creates group to study separating mafia from the Catholic Church

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

The Vatican’s human development office has created a working group on the topic of the expulsion of criminal organizations from the Catholic Church. The eight-member group will study the ex-communication of the mafia, offering support to bishops around the world Read more

Australian corruption watchdog dismisses Vatican speculation in Pell case

Monday, November 16th, 2020
Vatican speculation Pell

An Australian anti-corruption agency said it was not investigating speculation about the transfer of Vatican funds to Australia in the Cardinal Pell case. The anti-corruption agency statement contradicts Italian media speculation that the money might be linked to the overturned convictions of Cardinal George Pell for child sex abuse. Last month, several Italian newspapers reported Read more

Vatican sets anti-corruption goals for 2018

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The Vatican office for justice has set anti-corruption goals for 2018. The goals, which were released on Monday, emerged from an International Debate on Corruption. The debate was organised by the International Consultation Group for justice, corruption, organized crime and mafias, which is part of the Vatican dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. The Consultation Read more

Police refer Pell leaks to anti-corruption commission

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Victorian police have referred the alleged leaks of an investigation into Cardinal George Pell to the state’s anti-corruption commission. The investigation concerned allegations of child sexual abuse made against Cardinal Pell, which the cardinal has strongly denied. Cardinal Pell called for an inquiry into the leaks and wrote to Victoria’s police minister requesting this. Victoria Read more