Lighting strikes the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in this Feb. 11, 2013 file photo. The Holy See has adhered to the U.N. Convention Against Corruption, an international treaty focused on preventing, outlawing and prosecuting corruption within nations and internationally. (CNS photo/Alessandro Di Meo, EPA) See VATICAN-CORRUPTION-ACCORD Sept. 23, 2016.

Vatican signs international anti-corruption agreement

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Holy See has adhered to the U.N. Convention Against Corruption, an international treaty focused on preventing, outlawing and prosecuting corruption within nations and internationally. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, deposited the ratification papers at the United Nations…

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