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

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

    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.

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  • New book more of whimper than bang on Vatican finances

    New book more of whimper than bang on Vatican finances

    In her new book “Nel Nome di Pietro” (“In the Name of Peter”), Vatileaks 2.0 defendant Francesca Chaouqui provides few new revelations of Vatican financial scandals, instead trying to reframe her own image from femme fatale to idealistic reformer who ran afoul of powerful vested interests.

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  • Pope frees former Vatican official jailed over leaks scandal

    Pope frees former Vatican official jailed over leaks scandal

    In a gesture of mercy shortly before Christmas, Pope Francis has agreed to grant the lone defendant in the “Vatileaks 2.0” trial sentenced to jail a form of “conditional freedom,” allowing him to exit Vatican custody after serving roughly half of an 18-month term.

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