Vatican finances

Holy See says audit will now be conducted by the Vatican’s own Office of the Auditor General

Seventeen cases were passed on to Vatican prosecutors to investigate last year

The blocking of the PricewaterhouseCoopers audit puts the Pope’s legacy as a reformer in peril

Mgr Lucio Vallejo Balda testified that a member of the Pope’s commission said she would ‘destroy’ him

Msgr Lucio Vallejo Balda said he was put under pressure by a fellow-member of the Pope’s financial reform commission

Regulations seek to make the process more transparent

Merchants in the Temple by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi features claims over canonisation Causes, property valuations and a break-in