Posts Tagged ‘Ferruccio Panicco’

Vatican’s first auditor general accuses the old guard of framing him

Monday, July 8th, 2024

A Vatican tribunal will hear an appeal from Libero Milone, the Holy See’s first-ever auditor general, on July 3. Milone claims his resignation from the role of auditor general was extorted under threat of arrest in 2017, as was a similarly forced resignation of one of his two deputies, Ferruccio Panicco, on the following day. Read more

Cardinal Pell’s death “shrouded in mystery”

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Pell's death

A former Vatican auditor-general described Cardinal George Pell’s death as “shrouded in mystery” and revealed that he had vowed to “get to the truth” for his colleague. The Vatican’s first auditor-general, Libero Milone, said “At his funeral, at his casket, I promised him that we would seek out the truth”. Milone added that Pell’s success Read more

Vatican denies legal claims of former Vatican auditors and investigates them instead

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Vatican prosecutors shot down a legal suit filed by ex-Vatican auditor Libero Milone and his deputy, Ferruccio Panicco, on Wednesday (Nov 16) and reopened criminal investigations into the two men who once oversaw the balance sheets of Vatican departments. “This is unacceptable!” said a visibly irate Milone at a news conference in Rome on Thursday. Read more

Vatican’s sacked auditors sue Holy See

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Two former Vatican financial auditors – Libero Milone and Ferruccio Panicco are suing the Vatican Secretariat of State. They are demanding the Catholic Church pay for damages to their reputations caused by their unceremonious sacking in 2017. Milone (pictured with the Pope) was the Vatican’s first auditor general. Panicco was his deputy. Pope Francis appointed Read more