Posts Tagged ‘Rome mayor’

Rome’s first female mayor vows to get taxes from Vatican

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Rome’s first ever female mayor has promised to pursue unpaid taxes worth hundreds of millions of euros from the Vatican. Virginia Raggi, 37, had said that if elected, she would pursue claims worth €250m and €400m. These are allegedly unpaid taxes on the Vatican’s real estate holdings and other assets. The taxes had never been Read more

Prank call reveals Pope’s annoyance with Rome mayor

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

A prank call by an Italian radio station to a Vatican official has given clues as to Pope Francis’s exasperation with the mayor of Rome. La Zaretta (The Mosquito) made a phone call last week to Archbishop Vicenzo Paglia, the head of the Pontifical Council for the Family and a lead organiser of the World Meeting Read more