Posts Tagged ‘Massimo Spina’

Vatican children’s hospital president guilty

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The former president of the Vatican children’s hospital has been convicted of abuse of office for diverting money from the hospital to pay for renovations to Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s apartment. Bertone is the Vatican’s former secretary of state. A Vatican court has convicted the former president of the Pope’s children’s hospital of diverting about NZ$676,000 Read more

Corruption in the court: Cardinal Bertone fingered

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

The latest scandal emerging from the Vatican’s Bambino de Jesu corruption trial has come from Italian contractor Gianantonio Bandera. He told the Vatican tribunal that arrangements for remodeling Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s Vatican apartment were made by Bertone himself. Bertone was the person who contacted his firm about the renovations, Bandera said. Both Bertone and Bandera have Read more

Vatican fraud trial hears reports about cardinal’s role

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The Vatican fraud trial involving Giuseppe Profiti, former president of the foundation governing Bambino Gesù children’s hospital and Massimo Spina, the foundation’s former treasurer is underway. The court is currently hearing conflicting reports about Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s role in the fraud investigation. Bertone is the former Secretary of State under Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Read Read more

Hospital funds allegedly pay for Cardinal’s apartment

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Vatican prosecutors have charged the former president and the ex-treasurer of Vatican-owned Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital with diverting money from the hospital’s fundraising foundation. This is the first time the Vatican has publically announced a prosecution using measures introduced in 2009 to fight money-laundering and financial crime. The two accused, Giuseppe Profiti and Massimo Spina, Read more