Vatican raided in money-laundering investigation

By Andy Rice 21 September 2010

As if the Vatican didn't have enough dirty laundry already, its bank is now being investigated for money-laundering. Italian police confiscated $30 million from a Vatican Bank account, and two officials are being investigated. The mandate of the bank is to manage accounts for the Church's religious orders.  Read more: Sapa, via TimesLive, BBC News


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