Senin, 28 Mei 2012

Scandal 'Vatileaks' rattles the Vatican

Vatican - Catching the main assistant to shake the Vatican Pope Benedict XVI. Scandal that tarnished the face of the Holy See, said the Associated Press news site, revealing the internal power struggles, intrigue, and corruption at the highest levels of government that the Catholic Church.

Paolo Gabriele, one of several members of the papal household, dicokok this weekend. He was accused of contributing to divulge the number of papal documents. Associated Press calls this week as the most tense weeks in the history of the Vatican and the Holy throw into chaos, after the urge to show the world that they are seriously adhere to international norms of financial transparency.

Scandal that is often referred Vatileaks thickened earlier this week after a book based on a leaked Vatican document, including correspondence, notes and memos to the pope and his private secretary. Then, followed by bank executives pelengseran affiliated with the Holy See on Thursday. Saturday, chief steward himself Pope Benedict XVI dicokok for allegedly leaking documents contributing to the Italian journalist.

"If you write this in fiction, you will not believe it," said Carl Anderson, board member of the Vatican bank that contributed to the vote of in disbelief at the bank president, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi. "Editors will not let you put it into a novel."

Bank, known as the Institute for Religious Works, issued a scathing condemnation on Gotti Tedeschi in a memorandum obtained by The Associated Press. Bank, known as IOR - acronym in Italian - that explains the reason to expel Gotti Tedeschi: he routinely absent from board meetings, failed to perform his duty, failed to defend the bank, having the polarization problem, and displays "personal behavior increasingly erratic."

The dismissal was issued at the time Moneyval, a European Commission agency in charge of counteracting money laundering, preparing to check out the Vatican Bank related to the standardization of international financial transactions at the beginning of July.

Previously, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi and another senior official was the target of an investigation after two suspicious transactions be reported to local police. Italian team of prosecutors investigating the possibility of money laundering has been done.

A number of records that leaked earlier this year revealed a difference between Vatican officials related to how much can ensure financial transparency. IOR is created during World War II in order to manage the various accounts of the Roman Catholic order.

Gotti Tedeschi has not commented publicly about pelengserannya or reason behind it. He just says it has too much admiration for the pope.

The Vatican spokesman, Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Gabriele has met with his lawyer. Gabriele Lombardi said the arrests marked a sad development for all staff of the Vatican. "Everyone knows he's in the Vatican, and it will definitely shock and pain, and affection for loved ones," the spokesman said.

Gabriele, a personal butler Pope since 2006, has been frequently seen on the side of Pope Benedict in public. He also joined up in the front seat of an open jeep to protect the Pope or the Pope of the rain. Personally, he was a member of the papal household, including the Pope's personal secretary and four nuns who care for the papal apartments.

The scandal began in January when the smell Vatileaks Italian journalist, Gianluigi Nuzzi, publishes a letter from the administrator No. 2 The Vatican on Pope's request that he not be moved. He had been expected on the alleged corruption of millions of euros by way of manipulating the contract.

Nuzzi, who previously wrote Vatican SpA, last week published the Hiss Holiness, which he wrote based on a leaked Vatican document. The number two of the papacy, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, is depicted in a negative light in this book.

Nuzzi said a Vatican document from many sources. He also admitted to not pay a dime to get it.

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