Posts Tagged ‘Josef Wesolowski’

Defrocked former nuncio under house arrest at Vatican Comments 0

Friday, September 26th, 2014

The Vatican has placed its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest, after opening a criminal trial against him. Former Archbishop Josef Wesolowski is the first high-ranking official to face Vatican criminal charges for sexually abusing young people. He had already been laicised in June after a canonical trial. On Tuesday, the Vatican Read more

Church needs more than just legal compliance on sexual abuse Comments 0

Friday, July 4th, 2014
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It’s been a big week for the clergy and their dealings with the police across the world. In legal matters in countries covering four continents – India, the Dominican Republic, Italy and Australia – clerics are being held to account by police and civil courts: Two priests in India have been charged with murdering the Read more