OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL
Officium Recognitoris Generalis
The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) was established by
Pope Francis on
February 24, 2014, by the Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio
dispensator et prudens, as a new entity of the Holy See entrusted with the task of auditing the
dicasteries of the Roman Curia, the institutions connected to the Holy See or
those related to it, and the administrations of the Governatorate of the Vatican
By approving the
Statute on February 22, 2015,
Pope Francis specified functions and competences of the Office of the Auditor General.
The Office of the Auditor General has full autonomy and independence of action,
in accordance with the current legislations and its
Statute. The OAG shall submit to the Council for the Economy an annual audit plan and an
annual report of its activities.
Moreover, the Office of the Auditor General shall perform specific audits upon
request of the Council for the Economy or the Secretariat for the Economy; it
shall receive and investigate any reports on anomalous activities in the
operations of the entities and administrations, by protecting the identity of
those who issue the alert; it shall recommend the adoption of appropriate
measures to the competent authorities.
Auditor General ad interim: Alessandro Cassinis Righini