VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Polish ex-nuncio — as Vatican ambassadors are called — had been due to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with children during his time in the Dominican Republic.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The trial of the onetime Vatican diplomat, Jozef Wesolowski, was suspended after he was rushed to the hospital. It’s not clear what ails him, or when, or if, the trial will resume.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Wesolowski, who had the title archbishop during his five-year post in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic capital, was recalled to the Vatican in 2013. He was later the first person to be arrested inside the Vatican on child abuse charges.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski is the most senior Catholic official to be convicted by a Vatican body of sexually abusing minors.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Poland’s ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Dominican Republic’s attorney general said it was “just and positive” for the Vatican to remove Jozef Wesolowski’s immunity and that the country would consider seeking the former archbishop’s extradition.
(RNS) It’s not clear whether Jozef Wesolowski , who has been defrocked and stripped of his diplomatic immunity, could be sent the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.