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Pope Francis Enlists Cardinals in Vatican Corruption Fight

Police officers patrol an empty St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, April 10, 2020. Pope Francis began the Good Friday…

Pope Francis has issued an anti-corruption decree requiring Vatican managers, including cardinals, to sign a declaration attesting they are not being investigated or have not been found guilty of terrorism, money-laundering or tax evasion. The new regulations are part of the pope’s long battle against corruption inside Vatican’s walls.

Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has been battling corruption inside the Vatican and his decree issued Thursday mandates full economic disclosure and controls for all managers working for the city state, including cardinals.  

They will be required to sign a declaration when they are appointed attesting that they have never details ⇒

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