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René Brülhart, the first lay chairman of the Vatican Financial Information Authority (CNS)

In an exclusive article Cardinal George Pell explains his mission to sort out the Vatican’s finances

Vatican bank (AP)

The Italian government has held the funds for more than three years

Pope Francis is caught by a gust of wind at today's audience (AP)

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Cardinal Pell, centre, was named prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy in February (CNS)

Cardinal gives interview after unveiling a new economic framework for the Holy See

The main depository for the Vatican's gold is the US Federal Reserve (PA)

Vatican bank also reveals it has €250.7 million invested in external funds

Jean-Baptise de Franssu (left), the new president of the Vatican bank, with outgoing president Ernst Von Freyberg Below: Cardinal Pell talking about Vatican finances (CNS)

Cardinal George Pell says Vatican must become ‘model of financial management’

The Vatican bank's headquarters in the Bastion of Nicholas V at the Vatican (CNS)

Summary of figures released by Vatican press office earlier today

Ernst von Freyberg, president of the Institute for Religious Works (AP)

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Francis holds on a press conference on the flight to Rome (AP) Below: A video of the press conference (CNS)

Pope confirms Vatican is probing claims about Cardinal Bertone’s handling of funds

The Vatican has denied claims that Cardinal Bertone withdrew funds without approval (AP)

Fr Lombardi says former secretary of state acted properly