Delving Deeper

Investigators at the Vatican

One of the biggest Italian bank scandals of modern times last week got bigger. Struggling to unravel the mystery surrounding $1.2 billion to $1.4 billion missing from Milan's Banco Ambrosiano, Italy's eleventh largest bank, and the apparent suicide in June of its president, Roberto Calvi, Italian authorities tried to serve notice on three of the top officials of the Vatican bank that they were under investigation for possible bank fraud. Among them was American-born Archbishop Paul Marcinkus, 60, the president of the bank, which is officially known as the...

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