Pope Francis penned a new missive on the injustices of poverty Wednesday amid indications he is eyeing a major overhaul of the Vatican's financial house by creating a finance ministry to better serve the church.
Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, a key adviser in Francis' Group of Eight cardinal cabinet, told the French Catholic newspaper La Croix that creating a "finance secretariat" was needed to better organize the Vatican's diverse financial departments.
He said a cardinal would probably head it, assisted by a permanent advisory body of lay experts....
Penniless, that'll teach you to put money into a Vatican bank!
Sonya Sandage wrote: In March 2012, JP Morgan closed the bank accounts it held for the Vatican because the documentation provided was not thorough. Vatican was asking JPM to move money all around the world for it via wire transfers but the basic Know Your Customer data could not be obtained. When JPM would say, âwe need to answer to the regulators on these wire transactionsâ the Vatican Bank would push back and say, âWe answer to God,â according to a bank manager at a large European bank.
excerpt from, [URL=http://benswann.com/vatican-bank-scandal-jp-morgan-hsbc-cease-doing-business-with-vatican/]]]Vatican Bank Scandal â JP Morgan, HSBC Cease Doing Business with Vatican[/URL].
Well, the truth be known the Romish Church answers to it's leader, Satan, not to God. All Catholics should make a [URL=http://www.jesus-is-lord.com/bart.htm]]]Pilgrimage From Rome[/URL].
[URL=http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2014/s3951714.htm]]]George Pell set to face resistance in reforming the Vatican[/URL]. let's hope that Cardinal Pell knows more about economics any does about Christianity, because he certainly didn't hold up Christianity very well in front of this famous atheist.
[URL=m.youtube.com/watch?v=tD1QHO_AVZA]]]Richard Dawkins vs Cardinal George Pell on Q&A (10-4-2012)[/URL]
Now one will have to say that if latest Godfather of the Vatican stressed [URL=http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protestant%20ethic]]]The Protestant Ethic[/URL] his shorn sheep of the Romish Church would be better off. However financial problems are spread throughout the Catholic crime syndicate, [URL=http://abcnews.go.com/International/Broadcast/catholic-church-hides-wealth-germany/story?id=10916384]]]Hidden Wealth of the Catholic Church (Germany)[/URL]. Looking at the Puritans one can see too much emphasis was put on worldly wealth, It is an important question to ask, [URL=http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=95081149393]]]What Do You Treasure?[/URL]
Remember no matter which Godfather is on the Vatican throne, [URL=http://xcjournal.org/the-papacy/]]]The Papacy[/URL] itself is anti-Christian Now the reason for the musical chairs just played lately is that His Unholiness emeritus may have been too frail to carry out his nefarious obligations, but it was also arranged so that he couldn't come to trial for crimes of the Romish Church. [URL=http://www.johnankerberg.org/Articles/_PDFArchives/roman-catholicism/RC3W1105.pdf]]]Should Roman Catholicism really be classified as a Christian religion? -- No.[/URL]
"Bankers' best guesses about the Vatican's wealth put it at $10 billion to $15 billion. Of this wealth, Italian stockholdings alone run to $1.6 billion, 15% of the value of listed shares on the Italian market. The Vatican has big investments in banking, insurance, chemicals, steel, construction, real estate."
Sounds like it's time to sell some church property. I wonder if Pope Uriah Heep I is ready to do that? [URL=http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=31913951361]]]Jesus Christ, Our One & Only High Priest[/URL] and [URL=http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=32613123546]]] Requirements of Every High Priest[/URL]. So no one [URL=http://xcjournal.org/the-papacy/]]]The Papacy[/URL] can be the Vicar of Christ and His Unholiness certainly doesn't have the qualifications to be a high priest.