New Vatican consultant has unique credentials to tackle money-laundering issues
Catholic World News - September 12, 2012
John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter remarks that Rene Bruelhart, the Vatican's newly appointed banking consultant, brings a unique and impressive set of credentials to his task of tightening safeguards against money-laundering.
Bruelhart is an acknowledged expert with experience both in discovering shady financial dealings and coping with the problems of a small state, Allen notes.
Allen also observes that the appointment of a Swiss lawyer continues a trend in which non-Italian laymen have been named to key Vatican posts dealing with politically sensitive affairs.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our January expenses ($12,651 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!