36 relations: Apostolic Nunciature to the United States, Austen Ivereigh, Blackmail, Cardinal Secretary of State, Carlo Maria Viganò, Corps of Gendarmerie of Vatican City, Corruption, Council, Ettore Balestrero, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, Federico Lombardi, Financial Information Authority (Vatican City), Gay, His Holiness: The Secret Papers of Benedict XVI, Holy See, Homosexual clergy in the Catholic Church, Index of Vatican City-related articles, John L. Allen Jr., Jozef Tomko, Julián Herranz Casado, La Repubblica, Money laundering, National Catholic Reporter, Opus Dei, Paolo Romeo, Papal conclave, 2013, Pardon, Pope, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis, Pun, Salvatore De Giorgi, Secretariat for the Economy, Tarcisio Bertone, Telephone tapping, WikiLeaks.
The Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See to the United States is the diplomatic mission of the Holy See to the United States.
Austen Ivereigh (born March 25, 1966) is a London-based Roman Catholic journalist, author, commentator and campaigner.
Blackmail is an act, often criminal, involving unjustified threats to make a gain—most commonly money or property—or cause loss to another unless a demand is met.
The Secretary of State of His Holiness The Pope, commonly known as the Cardinal Secretary of State, presides over the Holy See Secretariat of State, which is the oldest and most important dicastery of the Roman Curia.
Carlo Maria Viganò (born 16 January 1941) served as the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States from 19 October 2011 to 12 April 2016.
The Gendarmerie Corps of Vatican City State (Corpo della Gendarmeria dello Stato della Città del Vaticano) is the gendarmerie, or police and security force, of Vatican City and the extraterritorial properties of the Holy See.
Corruption is a form of dishonesty undertaken by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit.
A council is a group of people who come together to consult, deliberate, or make decisions.
Ettore Balestrero (21 December 1966) is the current apostolic nuncio to Colombia since his appointed was announced on 22 February 2013.
Ettore Gotti Tedeschi (born 3 March 1945 in Pontenure) is an Italian economist and banker, and ex-President of the Institute for Works of Religion, also known as the Vatican Bank (from 2009 to 2012).
Federico Lombardi, S.J. (born 29 August 1942) is an Italian Catholic priest and the former director of the Holy See Press Office.
The Financial Information Authority (Autorità di Informazione Finanziaria, or AIF) is an institution connected to the Holy See and a canonical and Vatican civil juridic person established by Pope Benedict XVI on 30 December 2010.
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.
His Holiness: The Secret Papers of Benedict XVI (Italian: Sua Santità. Le carte segrete di Benedetto XVI) is a book published by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi, consisting of confidential letters and memos between Pope Benedict XVI and his personal secretary.
The Holy See (Santa Sede; Sancta Sedes), also called the See of Rome, is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity.
Homosexual clergy in the Catholic Church refers to ordained homosexual bishops, priests, and deacons in the Catholic Church.
This is an index of Vatican City-related topics.
John L. Allen Jr. (born 1965) is an American journalist serving as editor of the Roman Catholic–oriented news website Crux, formerly hosted by The Boston Globe and currently produced in partnership with the Catholic fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus.
Jozef Tomko (born 11 March 1924) is a Slovak Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Julián Herranz Casado (born 31 March 1930) is a Spanish Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
la Repubblica (the Republic) is an Italian daily general-interest newspaper.
Money laundering is the act of concealing the transformation of profits from illegal activities and corruption into ostensibly "legitimate" assets.
The National Catholic Reporter (NCR) is an American newspaper which reports on issues related to the Roman Catholic Church.
Opus Dei, formally known as The Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei (Praelatura Sanctae Crucis et Operis Dei), is an institution of the Roman Catholic Church which teaches that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity.
Paolo Romeo STL JCD (born 20 February 1938) is a Cardinal and Archbishop emeritus of Palermo.
The papal conclave of 2013 was convened to elect a pope to succeed Pope Benedict XVI following his resignation on 28 February 2013.
A pardon is a government decision to allow a person to be absolved of guilt for an alleged crime or other legal offense, as if the act never occurred.
The pope (papa from πάππας pappas, a child's word for "father"), also known as the supreme pontiff (from Latin pontifex maximus "greatest priest"), is the Bishop of Rome and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
Pope Benedict XVI (Benedictus XVI; Benedetto XVI; Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger;; 16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.
Pope Francis (Franciscus; Francesco; Francisco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio; 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State.
The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.
Salvatore De Giorgi (born 6 September 1930) is an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal, Prince of the Church, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo.
The Secretariat for the Economy (Segreteria per l'economia) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia with authority over all economic activities of the Holy See and the Vatican City State.
Tarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone (born 2 December 1934) is an Italian prelate and a Vatican diplomat.
Telephone tapping (also wire tapping or wiretapping in American English) is the monitoring of telephone and Internet conversations by a third party, often by covert means.
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources.