Posts Tagged ‘Gianluigi Nuzzi’

Vatileaks author’s new book promises fresh secrets

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

An Italian journalist known as the “Vatileaks’ author is about to publish a new book revealing fresh secrets about sex, crimes and money in the Holy See. Gianluigi Nuzzi faced court over his last book (Vatican SpA) for leaking confidential Vatican documents. His new book is called Original Sin: Secret Accounts, Hidden Truths, Blackmail and Read more

Vatican criminal investigation into two journalists

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

The Vatican has announced a criminal investigation into two journalists who have written books based on leaked papers relating to the Holy See’s finances. A statement from Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi, SJ, said the Vatican’s police force had reported the activities of Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi to the city state’s prosecutors. This was Read more

Priest and woman arrested after Vatican probe into leaks

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

The Vatican has announced the arrest of a priest and a woman after an investigation of leaks of confidential documents at the Holy See. It said in a statement that the two had been interrogated over the weekend, and that Holy See prosecutors upheld the arrests. The pair were identified as Francesca Chaouqui and Msgr Lucio Read more

Vatileaks journalist denied chance to cover Conclave

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Gianluigi Nuzzi, the Italian journalist who last year published leaked confidential papal documents supplied by the Pope Benedict’s former butler, Paulo Gabrielle, has been denied media accreditation by the Vatican to cover the upcoming conclave. “This is a choice for obscurantism, far from transparency and press freedom,” Gianluigi Nuzzi said on his Twitter account. In the Read more

Pope’s personal assistant saw evil and corruption in the Church

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The Pope’s personal assistant passed confidential papers to an Italian journalist after seeing “evil and corruption everywhere in the Church”, according to the examining judge in the Vatileaks investigation. In a 35-page report, Judge Piero Bonnet said Paolo Gabriele — who has been charged with “aggravated theft” — felt sure Pope Benedict was not aware Read more