Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Pope names all-new board to Vatican financial oversight agency

Catholic World News - June 05, 2014

Pope Francis has replaced the entire board of the Financial Information Authority (AIF), the agency established in 2010 to supervise all Vatican financial affairs.

Dismissing the five Italian members of the AIF board, who had been scheduled to serve until 2016, the Pontiff appointed four new members from four different countries. The housecleaning on the AIF board is seen as a new move to ensure accountability and guard against money-laundering, and to strengthen the hand of Rene Bruelhart, the financial expert who was named in 2012 as the agency’s director.

The four new board members are:

The new board members were all appointed to 5-year terms.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

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 July expenses ($15,992 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,008.29
46% 54%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Sons of Dominic Prepare for Family Synod 4 hours ago
Dominican theologians assess proposals for divorced and remarried 4 hours ago
The ‘Pope Francis effect’—changing the way the world sees the papacy 5 hours ago
Renewal with God Behind Us: Man Determines All July 28
Introducing the Church Fathers July 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21