scandals Archives - Page 4 of 5 - Crux



  • New book alleges gay sex in Vatican dorm, shady banking involving Mother Teresa

    New book alleges gay sex in Vatican dorm, shady banking involving Mother Teresa

    Gianluigi Nuzzi, one of the journalists charged by the Vatican in 2015 in the Vatileaks II case, has written a new book covering scandals in the Vatican. He alleges sexual abuse of a minor took place at a seminary within Vatican City, and that Mother Teresa’s account at the Vatican Bank was so large, the institution would have defaulted if she removed the money.

    READ MORE
  • Indonesia bishop resigns in finance, mistress scandal

    Indonesia bishop resigns in finance, mistress scandal

    Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Hubertus Leteng of Indonesia’s Ruteng diocese. The Vatican sent an investigator to look into allegations that Leteng had a mistress and secretly borrowed $94,000 from the Indonesian bishops’ conference and another $30,000 from the diocese without accounting for it.

    READ MORE
  • Tools for thinking about the Vatican’s two latest scandals

    Tools for thinking about the Vatican’s two latest scandals

    At the moment, the Vatican finds itself facing two less-than-edifying storylines, one involving a priest in the papal embassy in Washington, D.C., suspected of possible violations of child pornography laws, and the other featuring a Vatican trial for financial misappropriation against former officials of a papally-sponsored pediatric hospital. Here are a few resources for thinking intelligently about each.

    READ MORE

Most Read

Latest Stories