The Vatican Bank and Gods Bankers
Original Air Date: January 27, 2016
Bennet Kelley speaks with Gerald Posner, author of Gods Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican Bank. Afterwards, hespeaks with legendary writer/director/producer David Paulsen who traveled to the Vatican in 1970 as a journalist, accompanying Bishop James Edward Walsh to meet with Pope Paul VI following his release after 12 years in prison in China and has met some of the actors involved in the Vatican Bank Story. Gods Bankers isa rare exposand an astounding saga marked by poisoned business titans, murdered prosecutors, mysterious deaths of private investigators, and questionable suicides; a carnival of characters from Popes and cardinals, financiers and mobsters, kings and prime ministers; and a set of moral and political circumstances that clarify not only the churchs aims and ambitions, but reflect the larger dilemmas of the worlds more recent history.