Tag : Holy See
Christophe Pierre title : Pope Francis To Replace U.S. Ambassador: Was It Over Kim Davis Secret Meeting or Canon Law?
summary : Speculation is mounting about who may be the next U.S. ambassador for Pope Francis. The pope's current ambassador, or nuncio, to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, is still in the role, however church sources indicate the pontiff has chosen French-born Archbishop Christophe Pierre, now the Vatican's representative to Mexico, to be his next envoy to the states.
date : Mar 18, 2016 12:00 PM EDT
Vatican title : Vatican Reminds Catholic Bishops To Report Child Abuse
summary : The Vatican has clarified its stance regarding the duty of church leaders in reporting cases of child abuse. According to the Holy See, it is still the duty of the members of the Catholic Church to act upon instances such as these.
date : Feb 16, 2016 10:57 AM EST
title : Vatican Reform Finances, Counter Terrorism Measures Get Mixed Ratings in New Report From Anti-Money Laundering European Watchdog Group
summary : Many of previously cited Vatican finance deficiencies have been addressed in the Holy See system, states a Dec. 15 report released by MONEYVAL, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering committee. However, council representatives still urge money laundering prosecutions be ramped up. The uniqueness of the Holy See system, a state in which there are neither banks nor a market, presents unique situations regarding compliance with current standards that counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
date : Dec 16, 2015 12:17 PM EST