Posts Tagged ‘L’Espresso’

Sacked Vatican cardinal Becciu seeking €10m damages Comments 0

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Cardinal Angelo Becciu is seeking €10m (NZ$17m) damages against an Italian media outlet saying the publication ruined his chances of becoming pope. The Vatican cardinal was sacked by Pope Francis in September, amid a corruption investigation. He is suing Italian news magazine L’Espresso, claiming that by ruining his reputation his chance of becoming pope was Read more

Allegations of Cardinal Pell’s lavish spending rejected Comments 0

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

An Italian magazine has published alleged details of lavish spending by the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, headed by Cardinal George Pell. But the secretariat has strongly rejected the claims published in L’Espresso magazine. Basing its reports on alleged leaked receipts from the secretariat, L’Espresso claimed the cardinal spent $A720,000 in setting up his new department. It Read more