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  1. Vatican investigating renovations of Cardinal Bertone's apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Catholic World News

    The Vatican has confirmed that an investigation is underway regarding the financing of renovations for the apartment now inhabited by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the former Secretary of State. Cardinal Bertone himself is not a target of the investigation, according to Greg Burke, the deputy director of the Vatican press office.

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  2. King Raul's friend Cardinal Bertone in hot waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Babalu Blog

    When Benedict XVI was pope, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone was the Vatican's Secretary of State, and in that post he cozied up to Raul Castro and Cardinal Ortega , and openly supported the murderous Castro regime. His ambassador to the Castro regime - Apostolic Nuncio Bruno Musaro - celebrated a Mass with Cardinal Ortega for the healing of then-dying Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

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  3. A cardinal may have used a children's hospital funds to refurbish his luxury apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The Vatican said on Thursday it is investigating two former officials over claims money meant for a children's hospital was used to refurbish a cardinal's luxury apartment. Costly work at former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's flat - seeming to clash with Pope Francis's recommendations that church officials live as modestly as he - caused a scandal when allegations emerged that the Bambino Gesu Hospital foundation had helped foot the bill.

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  4. Vatican probes Bertone PH renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | ANSA.it

    Vatican City, March 31 - The Vatican is investigating two people for misappropriation in connection with expensive renovations to a penthouse apartment inhabited by its former Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican press office deputy chief Greg Burke said on Thursday. Burke said the probe began after allegations that the work was paid for by a foundation linked to the Bambin Ges pediatric hospital in Rome, confirming an earlier report by L'Espresso news magazine.

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  5. Vatican investigates claim hospital funds used to refurbish cardinal's flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Reuters

    The Vatican said on Thursday it is investigating two former officials over claims money meant for a children's hospital was used to refurbish a cardinal's luxury apartment. Costly work at former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's flat -- seeming to clash with Pope Francis's recommendations that church officials live as modestly as he -- caused a scandal when allegations emerged that the Bambino Gesu Hospital foundation had helped foot the bill.

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  6. Vatican probing Bertone attic caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | ANSA.it

    Vatican City, March 31 - The Vatican on Thursday confirmed that a probe has been opened into the funding of rennovations to the penthouse apartment inhabited by former Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. Former chairman of the Bambin Ges pediatric hospital Giuseppe Profiti and former treasurer Massimo Spina are under investigation, the deputy director of the Vatican press office Greg Burke said.

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  7. Cardinal Bertone donates 150,000 to foundation that reportedly paid for work on his new apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Catholic World News

    Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has contributed a 150,000 to Bambino Gesu Foundation, offsetting most of the sum that the foundation reportedly paid for the remodeling of the cardinal's Vatican apartment. Leaked Vatican documents, made public in November, showed that the foundation had paid a 200,000 for the renovations, calling them "slanderous."

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  8. Pope tells Vatican officials reform will go ahead with 'firm resolve'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... in the Apostolic Palace, some officials have faced criticism, including former Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone over the restoration of a luxurious retirement apartment. Bertone, an Italian who was widely blamed for the Curia woes under ...

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  9. Castro-loving cardinal accused of stealing funds from children's hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Babalu Blog

    Until Pope Francis removed him from the post of Secretary of State for the Vatican, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone was the highest-placed advocate of the Castro regime in Rome. When Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez was near death, Cardinal Bertone and Cardinal Ortega concelebrated a Mass for his recovery at the cathedral in Havana.

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  10. Italian cardinal makes fat donation after luxury apartment scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An Italian cardinal accused of using charity money to refurbish his luxury apartment has donated 150,000 euros to the Catholic foundation which allegedly footed the bill, media reports said Saturday. Italian cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, pictured on Dec 21, 2013, has defended his luxury lodgings, saying he shares the 300-square metre apartment inside the walls of the Vatican with a community of nuns who look after him.

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  11. The Vatican Tribunal as a model of efficiencyRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Catholic.net

    ... Judicial year of the Vatican Tribunal opened with a ceremony attended by the Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone and the Italian Minister of Justice, Paola Severino. Other authorities present at the event were the President of the ...

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  12. Kid's hospital may file Vatileaks 2 suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | ANSA.it

    ... the centre of the Vatileaks 2 scandal that it paid for expensive renovations for the apartment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the former Vatican Secretary of State. The paediatric hospital operates in the Italian national health system but is owned ...

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  13. Journos face trial in VatiLeaks caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... from a charity for sick children to fund the refurbishment of a luxury apartment for the senior cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. Cardinal Bertone has said he paid the bill himself and then discovered the foundation had also settled it, without him asking ...

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  14. 'Vati-leaks 2' scandal hinders attempts by Pope Francis to reform Catholic HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    ... Vatican was out of control and he clearly had little confidence in his "chief minister", cardinal secretary Tarcisio Bertone against whom allegations of cronyism and incompetence have been made. New broom The subsequent election of cardinal Jorge ...

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  15. Why the New Vatican Leaks Scandal Is DifferentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... created to collect money for sick children, paid for some of the work on the apartment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone"-the Secretary of State under Pope Benedict XVI. "He must know that the Vatican owns houses in Rome that are worth four billion ...

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  16. Cardinal Bertone angrily denies new reports of corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Catholic World News

    The Vatican's former Secretary of State has angrily denied reports, based on leaked confidential documents, that he used funds from a charitable foundation to pay for extensive renovations of his Vatican apartment. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone condemned as "slander" the suggestion that the foundation associated with the Bambino Gesu hospital had paid for his comfortable retirement home.

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  17. Vatican replaces board of hospital foundation following charges of improper spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Catholic World News

    The Vatican has appointed a new executive board for a foundation associated with the Bambino Gesu hospital, in the wake of questions about the foundation's spending. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, named a new slate of board members in a bid to launch the foundation on a "completely new" basis, in order to "guarantee transparency, solidarity, and innovation," the foundation's president, Mariella Enoc, announced on November 4. The new board was appointed after reports emerged that the foundation had paid for expensive renovations on the Vatican apartment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the former Secretary of State.

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  18. Fraud, greed and corruption - new books depict skulduggery in the VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... o a Rome pediatric hospital was used to furnish the palatial Vatican apartment of former Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone.

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  19. New books show Vatican corruption, resistance to financial reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Catholic World News

    ... used funds for their own purposes, such as renovating and refurbishing their private residences. (Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the former Secretary of State, is a special target for such charges.) The Vatican reportedly froze the financial accounts of ...

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