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No transparency in Vatican financesPhil Lawler, Catholic Culture

In a recent, opaque Vatican message about financial wrongdoing, we learned that “measures had been arranged for some employees of the Holy See . . .” Huh? That’s all we know—or rather, all we would know, if we relied on official Vatican sources for our information. If you’re trying to develop a reputation for candor and transparency, this isn’t the way to go about it.