• Vatican indicts two ex-officials of children’s hospital for financial crimes

    Vatican indicts two ex-officials of children’s hospital for financial crimes

    • Jul 13, 2017

    Two former officials of the papally-sponsored pediatric hospital Bambino Gesù have been charged by Vatican prosecutors with misappropriation of funds over an outlay of almost $500,000 to remodel a Vatican apartment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, former Secretary of State under Pope Benedict XVI, with the contract going to a company owned by a Bertone friend. Bertone himself does not face any charges.

  • Vatican court told: Since when is asking questions a crime?

    Vatican court told: Since when is asking questions a crime?

    • Jul 7, 2016

    The lawyer for Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi, one of five defendants accused of stealing secret Vatican documents on finances insists that Nuzzi had a duty to publish the material. and that the Vatican lacks jurisdiction since the alleged crimes occurred in Italy.