Posts Tagged ‘Bitcoin’

Bitcoin, slavery and the Vatican

Monday, November 6th, 2017

The way bitcoin and other crypto-currencies are being used in the modern-day slave trade is a hot topic at the Vatican. Bank of Montreal senior manager Joseph Mari yesterday presented the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS) with an overview of the role crypto-currencies play in money laundering. He also explained blockchain‘s potential in the money-laundering Read more

Church accepts Bitcoin donations

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

A nondenominational, 120-member church in Meridian, Idaho, USA “Connections”, has modified its website to accept Bitcoin donations. Bitcoin is an online form of money that has seen its use and value skyrocket in the past year is a “cryptocurrency”. Jeremy Wight, Connections executive pastor since January 2013, said accepting Bitcoin can only help the small Read more