There is no complete and accurate account of the Vatican’s investments, commercial real estate, bank accounts, currencies and gold.
“Opus Dei is an efficient machine run to achieve worldly power,” wrote investigative reporter Penny Lernoux in her book, People of God.
When John Roberts was nominated for the Court, Opus Dei’s Austin Ruse said his fellow conservative Catholics could "breathe easy".
A Chilean prosecutor found it necessary to raid Church premises after access to pertinent information was denied by the Vatican.
On at least five occasions, Pope Francis was personally informed about sexual predators and did nothing to stop them.
It is true that popes have obstructed freedom and self-rule while choosing to collaborate with dictators and butchers.
In a December 2016 interview, Pope Francis repeated that government officials have the human right to conscientious objection.
The Society of St. Pius X has some 600 priests, over 300 religious brothers and sisters, and about 600,000 lay members in 62 countries.
The clerical sex abuse scandal has revealed the core of corruption in the institutional Roman Catholic Church.
Greg Burke was a Fox News correspondent from 2001 until Pope Francis appointed him director of the Vatican Press Office in July 2012.