A Catholic Bitcoin?

Vatican may launch a “blessed” cryptocurrency, taxed in favor of world poor. A proposal was made for the Holy Sea to use its “blessing power” over a bitcoin-like currency with a built in cut taken from the recipient of the currency in any transaction. The cut will be marked as …

Three tweets from Pope Francis

  Les trois derniers minimessages du Pape François…    Pope Francis ‏@Pontifex  2h2 hours ago Lord, help us always to be more generous and closer to poor families. 2,903 retweets5,129 favorites Reply Retweet   2.9K Favorite   5.1K More Pope Francis ‏@Pontifex  Aug 25 A Christian who is too attached to riches has lost …

IOR – Release of the 2014 Annual Report

Vatican City, 25 May 2015 – The Istituto per le Opere di Religione (IOR) today released its 2014 Annual Report. Building on the Holy Father’s reaffirmation of the importance of the IOR’s mission for the good of the Catholic Church, the Holy See and the Vatican City State in April …

Portrait of the IOR

  Recently, the Vatican bank (IOR) disclosed a brochure on its website with the following information : PURPOSE AND MISSION   The purpose of the IOR is to serve the global mission of the Catholic Church by providing for the custody and administration of its customers’ assets, and rendering dedicated …