- Carlos Lomena’s Covid era eviction revealed that his landlord is a member of the Legion of Christ, a wealthy Roman Catholic order disgraced by an international pedophilia scandal.
- “Religious institutes do not have an obligation to send detailed information to the Vatican regarding their internal financial decisions or organization,” the Legion stated after being asked if they disclosed their cash funneling operation.
- “This is the problem of growing global wealth inequality crystallized in one industry,” said Jim Baker, the executive director of the Private Equity Stakeholder Project.
Sarah K. Burris from Rawstory writes:
“Carlos Lomena was one of many Americans who lost work due to the COVID-19 crisis, but then he stood to lose his apartment too. While he may have begged a Florida judge for help, citing the eviction moratorium, it turns out he filled out the wrong form, so he’s getting evicted, the Miami Herald reported.
The story took a turn, however, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released the Pandora Papers, which exposed a series of super-wealthy people and their international investments hidden through shell companies.
Lomena’s landlord, it turns out, is a member of the Legion of Christ, “a wealthy Roman Catholic order disgraced by an international pedophilia scandal,” characterized the Herald.
The Pandora Papers uncovered that since the Vatican said they’d ceased operations in 2010, the Legion of Christ operatives began buying up three trusts in New Zealand to hold money for the group…”
See full story here.