Vatican indicts five over leaked documents scandal

A Vatican judge has indicted five people following a scandal over leaked documents that formed the basis for two recent books on the Holy See’s finances.

Those indicted are Msgr Lucio Vallejo Balda, Francesca Chaouqui, Nicola Maio, Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi.

Balda and Chaouqui were both chosen by Pope Francis to be members of a commission to reform Vatican finances.

Maio is an assistant to Balda, and Nuzzi and Fittipaldi are both journalists.

A trial is set to begin on November 24 and will be open to the press.

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