Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Carlo Viganò’

Trump praises former papal nuncio who writes of conspiracies, plots

Monday, June 15th, 2020

President Trump praised former papal nuncio Archbishop Carlo Viganò in a tweet last week. “So honored by Archbishop Viganò’s incredible letter to me. I hope everyone, religious or not, reads it!” Trump tweeted, linking to a letter which the controversial former papal nuncio addressed to him on Sunday. With that tweet, Trump introduced Viganò to Read more

Written record challenges Viganò’s ‘truth’

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

On Sunday, Father Federico Lombardi and Father Thomas Rosica issued a joint statement disputing one of the claims Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò made in his recently published letter. Their statement is based on a hand-written record of a meeting they had with Viganò. Lombardi is the former director of the Holy See Press Office and Read more

Benedict XVI does not confirm Viganò’s claims

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Reports that Benedict XVI confirmed some of Archbishop Carlo Viganò’s claims about a cover-up of ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s abuse of seminarians are “fake news.” Archbishop Georg Gänswein, who is the prefect of the papal household for Pope Francis, says Pope-emeritus Benedict “has not commented” on an 11-page letter from Viganò, which was released by the Read more