Vatican financial watchdog signs accord with U.S. Treasury Department

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The Institute for Religious Works, more commonly known as the Vatican bank, is housed inside the Bastion of Nicholas V, the rounded structure on the right, shown in this model of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Museums.

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The Institute for Religious Works, more commonly known as the Vatican bank, is housed inside the Bastion of Nicholas V, the rounded structure on the right, shown in this model of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Museums.

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(RNS) Monday’s announcement came less than a month after Pope Francis dismissed the five-man board of the financial watchdog in a controversial move that underscored his hard line on cleaning up Vatican finances.