The Vatican mentioned each choices stemmed from a report from the Vatican’s auditor common. It mentioned based mostly on the auditor’s report, the Vatican’s felony prosecutors approved the seizure Tuesday of documentation and computer systems from the “Fabbrica di San Pietro,” the workplaces that handle the pope’s basilica.
The Vatican supplied no particulars about what the auditor flagged or the particular issues the extraordinary commissioner has been tasked with fixing. The commissioner, Bishop Mario Giordana, beforehand carried out an investigation into monetary irregularities inside the administration of the Sistine Chapel Choir that led to the early retirement of the choirmaster final yr.
In a press release, the Vatican mentioned the naming of Giordana adopted new norms issued by Francis on June 1 to centralize the Fabbrica di San Pietro’s contracting and procurement procedures in a bid to chop waste, root out corruption and replace the Vatican’s monetary administration.
Vatican prosecutors final yr launched a separate investigation into the Vatican secretariat of state’s buy of a luxurious London constructing amid allegations that middlemen had fleeced the Holy See out of thousands and thousands of euros. No indictments have been handed down in that case, although a dealer was arrested after which launched earlier this month.
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