VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Vatican court on Monday named Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin as a witness in a controversial trial in which two journalists and others stand accused of leaking secrets about Vatican finances.
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ROME — Prosecutors said three Vatican officials, including a high-ranking priest, formed “an organized criminal association” with the aim of “divulging documents concerning the fundamental interests of the Holy See and the State.”
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.
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.
LUENEBURG, Germany (Reuters) Groening was 21, and by his own admission an enthusiastic Nazi, when he was sent to work at Auschwitz in 1942. Unlike many other SS men, he has spoken openly in interviews.
Federal prosecutors contend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who emigrated from Chechnya, was driven by an extremist view of Islam and a desire to strike back at the United States in revenge for military campaigns in Muslim-dominated countries.
BOSTON (RNS) Potential jurors in bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial must be able to impose the death penalty. That standard eliminates most Catholics who heed their church’s catechism.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Discovered under an abandoned prison building that is part of the Tower of David Museum grounds, the trial site is one piece of a vast excavation undertaken by archaeologists from 1999 to 2000 but sealed off for the past 14 years.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The synagogue that Rabbi Barry Freundel led for nearly 25 years has fired him over charges of voyeurism.