- Jan 16, 2021
A criminal investigation into a Vatican real estate investment is exposing weaknesses in the city state’s judicial system and a lack of some basic protections for those accused — highlighting the incompatibility of the Holy See’s procedures with European norms.
Like American law, victims of clerical sexual abuse are not parties to criminal procedures, but could that change?
Just seven months after the close of one of the highest profile criminal cases involving the Catholic Church in Peru, the prosecution lawyer has published a book accusing the defendant and his legal representation of using media to spin the facts of the case and sway public and judicial opinion.
One of three options seems possible for how the case of Cardinal George Pell will be remembered: Adolf Eichmann, the Count of Monte Cristo or the Rosenbergs.
State police say they discovered $63,000 hidden above ceiling tiles in the home of a Michigan priest who is accused of embezzling millions.
Philippine authorities announced June 15 that they had arrested their “prime suspect” in the killing of Father Richmond Villaflor Nilo.