Eight months after Ettore Gotti Tedeschi was dismissed as president of the Vatican bank, his successor has still not been appointed and Tedeschi’s dismissal remains controversial.
Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa suggests that a new president will
not be chosen for the Institute for Religious Works until after the
Vatican appoints new members to the commission of cardinals who
supervise the institution.
The current members of that commission will
see their terms expire on February 23.
The new appointments could
consolidate the control exerted over the bank by the Secretariat of