Diocese of Pittsburgh page:
A whiff of intrigue involving the Vatican and Italian investors
Here is more information on that aforementioned scandal
Here is an information pamphlet that was put together for the auction
What does that writing on the church loft mean?
The Slovak saying under the choir loft is from Psalm 117: “Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol Him, all peoples!” Apparently this is a common thing to write under choir lofts—though usually in Old Slovak, not modern Slovak