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Vatican / Next Pope / Financial Problems #1043372

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 11, 2013
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(Vatican: Scott Pelley) Tomorrow’s start of the conclave to choose a new pope noted; scenes shown from the Vatican.

(Vatican: Mark Phillips) The financial problems at the Vatican examined; scenes shown of the Vatican Bank; details given about documents showing accounts were used for money laundering and other illegal activities and about the response of the European Union; photo shown of Swiss lawyer Rene Bruelhart††, who was brought in to clean up the bank. [Vatican watcher Marco POLITI††- notes mafia money and bribe money to political parties went through the Vatican Bank.] [Cardinal Wilfrid NAPIER††- says he wants to know he is signing something that is reflecting the truth.]

(Vatican: Scott Pelley) Interview held with Vatican spokesman Father Tom Rosica†† about the conclave. [ROSICA – states everyone working on the conclave must swear the oath of secrecy and if they break it there is automatic excommunication; comments on the selection process; says some of the leaders are scared because this is a daunting mission.]

Pelley, Scott;
Phillips, Mark

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