Archbishop Carlo Maria and his brother Don Lorenzo, a scholar of Mesopotamian civilization, held their substantial family assets together, which in 2010 included buildings worth around 20 million Euros plus a considerable liquid sum of over six million euros. EUR. The legacy had always been managed by the Archbishop.
According to the ruling, the former nuncio continued to receive the proceeds from real estate and the availability of cash, obtaining a total of "transactions for a net amount of € 3,649,866.25". Half of this amount will now have to be paid to brother Don Lorenzo. The priest had been quoted by the archbishop on the eve of Vatileaks, when Carlo Maria had tried not to leave the Vatican by writing to Benedict XVI not to be able to take up the post of apostolic nuncio in the US because of the illness of the brother he was supposed to take care of .
(It is true that Don Lorenzo Viganò, a resident of Chicago, had been struck by a stroke that forced him into a wheelchair.)
Viganò, supported by several US bishops, with a leading role in recent weeks, arriving two days ago to sign a message to all the participants at the meeting of the US Bishops' Conference, asked them to resist the Pope.
(Edited from the Report by Lastampa - Vatican Insider - Andrea Tornielli)