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Author Nuzzi, Gianluigi, author.

Title Merchants in the temple : inside Pope Francis's secret battle against corruption in the Vatican / Gianluigi Nuzzi ; translated from the Italian by Michael F. Moore.

Publication Info. New York, : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
©2015

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  262.13 NUZZI    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult New Materials  262.136 NUZ    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  262 NUZZI    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  262.136 NUZZI    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 224 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note "Originally published in Italian in 2015 under the title Via Crucis by Chiarelettere" -- Title page verso.
Contents About This Book -- 1. Pope Francis Issues a Shocking Accusation -- 2. The Saints' Factory -- 3. The Secrets of the Peter's Pence -- 4. Handcuffs in the Vatican -- 5. The Sins and Vices of the Curia -- 6. The Immense Real Estate Holdings of the Vatican -- 7. Holes in the Pension Fund -- 8. Attack on the Reform -- 9. The War, Act I: Blocked Budgets and Bureaucratic Assaults -- 10. The War, Act II: The Revolution of Francis and the Rise of Cardinal Pell -- Epilogue: Will Francis Resign, Too? -- Notes.
Summary "From a bestselling author with unprecedented access to Pope Francis, an investigative look at the recent financial scandals at the highest levels of the Vatican,"--Amazon.com.
Nuzzi takes an investigative look at the recent financial scandals at the highest levels of the Vatican. On one side there is Pope Francis's strong message for one church of the poor and all; on the other, there is the old Curia with its endless enemies, and the old and new lobbies struggling to preserve their not-so-Christian privileges. It's a war that will determine the future of the church. And if he loses the battle against secular interests and blackmail, Pope Francis could resign, much like his predecessor.
Subject Catholic Church. Curia Romana.
Catholic Church -- Corrupt practices.
Catholic Church -- Finance.
Istituto per le opere di religione -- Corrupt practices.
Francis, Pope, 1936-
Francis, Pope, 1936- (OCoLC)fst01819146
Catholic Church. (OCoLC)fst00531720
Catholic Church. Curia Romana. (OCoLC)fst00572442
Istituto per le opere di religione. (OCoLC)fst00682760
Corruption. (OCoLC)fst01352550
Finance. (OCoLC)fst00924349
Added Author Moore, Michael, 1954 August 24- translator.
Added Title Via Crucis. English
ISBN 9781627798655 hardcover
162779865X hardcover
9781627798648 (electronic book)
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