Posts Tagged ‘Inheritance’

Catholic father writes 5 of his children out estate over religious differences Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

A “strict and dominating” Catholic father cut five of his children from his will after religious differences. But five years after his death, a High Court heard Jack Enright’s will was “morally and legally questionable” and awarded four of the five out-of-pocket siblings nearly $1 million each. Read more Related Posts:Bible in Schools case fast-tracked to High CourtCourt orders Read more

Aussie court upholds man’s will insisting children be Catholic Comments 0

Friday, August 15th, 2014

A New South Wales court has upheld the will of a man who stipulated his children must become Catholic in order to receive their inheritance. Patrick Carroll died in 2012 and his will stated that, in order to inherit, his adult children must attend his funeral and become Catholic within three months of his death. Read more

Man leaves NZ$2.7 billion donation to Catholic Church Comments 0

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

A producer of electronic gates has left assets worth 1.7 billion euros (NZ$2.7 billion) to the Catholic Church in Italy.

The donation in the Italian man’s will includes a majority stake in his company, news reports said yesterday.

“We will continue the work of our benefactor in the interests of FAAC and its employees,” Andrea Moschetti, the lawyer appointed by the Church to manage its assets, was quoted as saying by business daily Il Sole 24 Ore.

Moschetti also ruled out selling the Roman Catholic Church’s stake to a group of French minority shareholders who hold 34 per cent of the company.

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