POPE NAMES ANTI-MAFIA PROSECUTOR AFTER POLICE RAID AT VATICAN

A VATICAN POLICE RAID AND SEQUESTER OF FILES MIGHT MAKE OTHER NATIONS LESS WILLING TO SHARE SENSITIVE FINANCIAL INFORMATION.

THE APPOINTMENT OF GIUSEPPE PIGNATONE CAME TWO DAYS AFTER VATICAN POLICE RAIDED THE APOSTOLIC PALACE AND SEIZED DOCUMENTS AND COMPUTERS FROM THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE.

It said the investigation showed that the financial reforms launched by Pope Benedict XVI a decade ago were working.
Giuseppe Pignatone.Credit:YouTube The appointment of Giuseppe Pignatone came two days after Vatican police raided the Apostolic Palace and seized documents and computers from the secretariat of state.
A Vatican police raid and sequester of files might make other nations less willing to share sensitive financial information.

Vatican City: Pope Francis named one of Italy's leading anti-Mafia prosecutors as president of the Vatican's criminal tribunal, just as a new scandal erupted over alleged financial wrongdoing in the heart of the Holy See....

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