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When in Rome, bring cash

Fred Williams

Credit and debit card transactions have been cut off throughout the Vatican City since Jan. 1 over Italy’s concerns about money laundering at the Vatican’s bank. Recently the Vatican’s chief bank regulator responded to the move with surprise, calling it unwarranted, although a European oversight report was critical of the bank’s practices. The takeaway for visitors: When visiting the Vatican, bring cash.
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