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Australian police say no criminal misconduct in Vatican funds transfer

AUSTRAC Pell Becciu Vatican Title: Australian police say no criminal misconduct in Vatican funds transfer Reporting: Renju Jose Editing: Himani Sarkar & Michael Perry Publisher: Reuters Date: 02FEB2021 SYDNEY (Reuters) -There was no evidence of criminal misconduct in the transfer of an estimated to A$9.5 million ($7.23 million) from the Vatican to Australia between 2014

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Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told

George Pell Guilty Verdict Title: Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 28JAN2021 Claims by some readers that The Age was part of a conspiracy protecting the Catholic Church and George Pell were a factor in the newspaper’s decision to publish its initial article about

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THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat

Kevin Carson Police Medal Title: THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat Author: Louise Milligan Publisher: Twitter Date: 26JAN2021 THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat, who tirelessly investigated the scourge of clergy abuse in his community & terrible suicide toll, today receives an Australian Police Medal. I can think of no-one more

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AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million

AUSTRAC Vatican Software Bungle Title: AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million Author: Bevan Shields Publisher:  The Sydney Morning Herald Date: 14JAN2021 London: The financial crime watchdog has issued a grovelling apology after accidentally telling Parliament that the Vatican transferred $2.3 billion to Australia over seven years

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The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline

Vatican Australia Money Transfers Title: The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 09JAN2021 What we know, and what we don’t. A Pillar Explainer. An Australian newspaper called The Australian reported last month that since 2014, billions of dollars have been transferred from the Vatican to bank

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Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia?

Vatican Money Laundering AUSTRAC Title: Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia? Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 08JAN2021 Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains

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Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers

AUSTRAC Vatican Money Transfers Title: Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers Author: Nicole Winfield with contribution from Rod McGuirk Publisher: ABCNews/Associated Press Date: 07JAN2021 Australia’s financial intelligence agency says it’s reviewing its data after questions were raised about its report that $1.8 billion was transferred from the Vatican to Australia over six years.

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Australian bishops puzzled by reported money transfers from Vatican

AUSTRAC Vatican Transfers Australia Title: Australian bishops puzzled by reported money transfers from Vatican Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 04JAN2021 Australia’s bishops are seeking answers after the country’s financial watchdog reported that there have been over 47,000 separate transfers from the Vatican or affiliates worth $1.8 billion in the past seven years. Both

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Vatican fund transfers to Aust a mystery

Mystery Vatican Funds Australia Title: Vatican fund transfers to Aust a mystery Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: AAP via Yahoo News website Date: 31DEC2020 The Vatican and the Australian Catholic Church have both denied knowledge of transfers worth $A2.35 billion which Australia’s financial watchdog says have been sent from Rome to Australia in the past seven years.

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Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Catholic Church Insurance Australia Title: Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts Author: Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 22DEC2020 The Catholic Church’s private insurer spent more than $58 million paying out the victims of sexual abuse last year and the company is being forced to raise fresh capital and liquidate investments

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