Posts Tagged ‘investigation’

Cardinal in charge of Vatican property under investigation

Friday, May 20th, 2016

An Italian cardinal responsible for managing the Vatican’s real estate holdings is being investigated for embezzlement. Italian prosecutors are reportedly investigating Cardinal Domenico Calcagno over an alleged misappropriation of funds in his former diocese. The matter concerns funds at an institute to support the clergy in Liguira and real estate investments. Cardinal Calcagno is the Read more

Pontifical Council for Family head under investigation

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family is under investigation by Italian authorities for alleged financial irregularities. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia is being investigated in connection with the sale of the historic San Girolamo castle four years ago. Two employees of Paglia’s former diocese of Terni-Narni-Amelia have been arrested. Prosecutors are probing Paglia on Read more

Bishop’s dealings with ‘playboy’ priests being investigated

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Pope Francis has ordered an inquiry into an Italian bishop after scandalous behaviour by some of the priests in his diocese. Albenga-Imperia diocese in northern Italy has been seen as hosting a number of so-called “playboy priests”, who frequently broke the law. An apostolic visitor will assess the capability of Bishop Mario Oliveri, 70, who Read more