- Jan 25, 2020
Pope Francis named one of Italy’s leading anti-Mafia prosecutors as president of the Vatican’s criminal tribunal Thursday, just days after a new scandal erupted over alleged financial wrongdoing in the heart of the Holy See.
A Vatican court has indicted on child pornography possession charges a diplomat recalled from Washington last year amid ongoing investigations in three jurisdictions.
The former president of the Vatican bank has gone on trial on charges he and his lawyer embezzled $68 million from Vatican real estate sales, the latest effort by Vatican prosecutors to prosecute shady financial deals.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the latest twist in the ongoing “Vatileaks 2.0” trial on Saturday, the court held that the testimony of three potentially blockbuster witnesses would not be heard after all, because Vatican criminal law doesn’t obligate public officials to be deposed. A lawyer representing one of the
ROME — A Vatican prosecutor has ordered a defrocked Polish archbishop to stand trial for allegedly paying for sex with children while serving as a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic. A Vatican spokesman said Wednesday that ex-Archbishop Józef Wesolowski has been charged with two counts — sexual abuse of