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Francis called for peace in Ukraine at the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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The Institute for the Works of Religion, popularly known as the Vatican bank (CNS)

Council of Cardinals advise Francis on reform of Vatican bureaucracy

Mgr Scarano (Photo: PA)

Vatican prelate, already under house arrest, accused of money laundering

Pope Francis announced the extraordinary synod in October last year  (CNS)

New members include Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin

The Institute for the Works of Religion, popularly known as the Vatican bank (CNS)

Experts praise new Vatican financial laws

Moneyval also requests Vatican bank inspection

Pope Francis with members of the Council of Cardinals (CNS)

Scandals, including those involving child abuse and the Vatican Bank, make the task of evangelisation harder

Fr Federico Lombardi (PA)

Vatican spokesman says new law will help ensure ‘integrity and stability’ of Church finances

The Institute for the Works of Religion, popularly known as the Vatican bank (CNS)

The Institute for the Works of Religion earned €86.6 million in 2012, independently audited reports shows

Pope Francis has given his second major interview in 12 days (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/10/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Ernst von Freyberg (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

Bank president Ernst von Freyberg says launch is an ‘important’ step