Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, 61, accused of trying to help friends bring millions of euros into Italy from Switzerland by plane.
Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, 61, who worked as a senior accountant in the Vatican’s financial administration, is involved in another investigation by magistrates in southern Italy, the Guardian reports. He was arrested in a parish in the outskirts of Rome and taken to the city’s Queen of Heaven jail, his lawyer, Silverio Sica, said. Also arrested in the investigation were a member of Italy’s secret services and a financial broker.
Thondamanaru / July 1, 2013
S.J.Emmanuel’s name is yet to surface.
JimSofty / July 1, 2013
this article is about just one individual;
” As the world waits for the Vatican’s conclave to select a new pope to lead 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, and the church’s sex abuse scandals dominate discourse on the incoming pontiff’s priorities, another decidedly worldly issue is also poised to take an immediate toll on the new Holy Father: money.
The public and private woes of the Vatican bank, long shrouded in secrets and whispers, might well prove to be just as challenging, if not as draining, as the lurid, faith-shaking damage of the clergy abuse scandal.
With a two-year probe by Italian authorities into money laundering, poor transparency, inadequate adherence to standards for guarding against criminal and terrorist financing, and questions over sudden changes in its leadership, the bank represents another crisis of morals, legalities and perception. “
JRDW / July 2, 2013
“Queen of Heaven jail”…humm thats a place i would like to visit someday :)
Amarasiri / July 2, 2013
Why Arrest only the Cleric of the Vatican?
Why not arrest the popes, the cardinals, the bishoprics, and priests who all are selling kind of indulgences by claiming better afterlife, with no proof. That is selling Myths.
The suckers, the so-called believers, gulp it down hook, sink and float like a big fish. No proof. No proof for the Sun going the Earth either.
However, Heaven, Limbo, Purgatory and Hell are good divine business opportunities.
What about the Zillions taken from the people over 2,000 years?
Only ONE MAN, YES ONE MAN STOOD UP. MARTIN LUTHER.
During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation