Posts Tagged ‘Józef Wesołowski’

No homily at Wesolowski Vatican funeral Comments 0

Friday, September 4th, 2015

There was no homily at the Vatican funeral for former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski as a gesture of respect for his victims. Wesolowski, a former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, died last week while awaiting trial at the Vatican on charges of child sex abuse and possessing child pornography. He did not appear at the Read more

Diplomat facing abuse charges dies awaiting Vatican trial Comments 0

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A former papal ambassador awaiting a Vatican trial for abuse of minors and possessing child pornography has died after a suspected heart attack. Former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, 67, was found dead “during the first hours of the morning”, the Vatican said in a statement on August 28. He was reportedly found in a room with the television Read more

Former nuncio’s Vatican trial suspended because of illness Comments 0

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Former Vatican diplomat Józef Wesołowski has been taken to hospital with an “unexpected illness” on the first day of his trial for alleged child sex abuse. His is the first trial in the Holy See’s criminal court of a senior official on charges of paedophilia and possession of child pornography. Wesołowski, a former archbishop, was Read more