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# Vatican Bank

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# huge profits
Spanish police bust fake branch of Vatican Bank that had swindled people around the world
Four people were arrested, and a yacht and several luxury cars were seized.
# Cleansing the temple
The Vatican bank has closed thousands of accounts after corruption probe
Profits were nearly obliterated at the bank after extensive investigations over the last year.
# Bond Market
Vatican's 007 speaks out on money laundering
Rene Bruelhart, dubbed ‘the James Bond of the financial world’, trying to root out financial crimes in the Holy See.
# Holy See
Top officials at scandal-hit Vatican bank resign
It follows the arrest of a cleric who held accounts at the institution for alleged corruption.
# Montsignor 500
'€500 note-loving priest' arrested over suspected Vatican Bank fraud
Nunzio Scarano – nicknamed ‘Montsignor 500′ because of his alleged love of €500 notes – was arrested this morning.
# Rome
Pope names commission of inquiry into Vatican Bank
The commission will investigate the bank’s legal structure and the activities of the secretive financial institution.
# Ex Benedict
Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery
La Repubblica says a report presented in December detailed breaches of the ‘sixth and seventh commandments’.
# Vatican Bank
Cardinals split on whether to sack head of Vatican Bank
The Pope’s second-in-command reportedly wants the sacking of the bank’s president – but Cardinals aren’t so sure.