Posts Tagged ‘Leaked documents’

Archbishop ‘waging a war’ against me: Vatican defendant Comments 0

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A woman on trial at the Vatican over the alleged leaking of secret documents has accused a high-ranking Vatican official of “waging a war against her”. Francesca Chaouqui said this during testimony at the trial of five defendants, including herself, at the Vatican. Ms Chaouqui, a public relations expert who used to work at the Read more

Concern in Tonga about validity of 2015 exam results Comments 0

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

The validity of the of last years’ Tonga National Form Seven Certificate (TNFSC) examination results is being widely challenged. A leaked government report on a rushed reform of Tonga’s education system in 2015 reveals confusion and concern within the Ministry and raises questions about the validity of the examination results. It says because of the Read more

Vatican trial over leaks starts amid protest Comments 0

Friday, November 27th, 2015

The Vatican trial of three employees and two Italian journalists over publication of leaked documents started on Tuesday amid protest. The trial of Msgr Angel Vallejo Balda, Francesca Jaouqui, Nicola Maio and journalists Emiliano Fittipaldi and Gianluigu Nuzzi started with a 70-minute initial hearing. Recently published books by the two journalists outline instances of past Read more

Vatican indicts five over leaked documents scandal Comments 0

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

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 Read more

Vatican criminal investigation into two journalists Comments 0

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

Vatican calls for “calm” in face of “monsignors’ mutiny” Comments 0

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi S.J. has called on Vatican officials to “remain calm” and “keep our neve” in the face of several recent embarrassing leaked documents. Despite the documents appearing to have different levels of importance, Lombardi described the situation as “very sad”. He called on the press to “make careful distinctions,” to not Read more