Posts Tagged ‘Trial’

The time of trial Comments 0

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Joy Cowley - Brokenness

When I was a child I wondered how the ark with Noah and all those animals, could store enough food for forty days. Then there were the Israelites who spent forty years in the wilderness. Wouldn’t most of them be dead by the time the tribe got to the promised land? And how did Jesus Read more

Priest, woman accomplice found guilty in Vatileaks II trial Comments 0

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

A priest is facing jail time and a woman accomplice has been given a suspended sentence at the conclusion of the “Vatileaks II” trial. A Vatican court acquitted two Italian journalists whose books contained material from leaked confidential financial documents. The court ruled it did not have jurisdiction over Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi. But Read more

UK Catholic teen strung up on cross by co-worker bullies Comments 0

Friday, June 17th, 2016

A Catholic teenager in Britain was tied to a wooden cross and hung from a wall by work colleagues, a court has heard. Four men are on trial at York Crown Court accused of religiously aggravated assaults. All four deny the charges and three claimed the incidents were part of general workplace banter. The mock Read more

Vatileaks trial adjourns until next month Comments 0

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

The Vatican announced that it has adjourned the trial of journalists and others after one of the five accused, PR consultant Francesca Chaouqui, was advised to rest by doctors. Chaouqui, a former member of an economic reform commission established by Pope Francis, is accused of conspiring with Monsignor Lucio Vallejo Balda to leak documents. Vallejo Read more

Aussie bishop acquitted on sex abuse charges Comments 0

Friday, February 19th, 2016

An Australian bishop has been acquitted of historic sexual abuse charges after a trial in Perth. Bishop Max Davis, who stood down as head of Australia’s military ordinariate, was found not guilty on six charges of indecent dealings with male children and youth between 1969 and 1972. In this time, he was dormitory master at Read more

Sexual abuse trial starts for Aussie bishop Comments 0

Friday, February 12th, 2016

The trial of an Australian Catholic bishop charged with six counts of being grossly indecent with five boys under the age of 15 has started in Perth. The trial of the former head of the Australian Catholic military diocese, Bishop Max Davis, is expected to run into next week. The court has been told that Read more

Vatican secretary of state to be witness in trial Comments 0

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

A Vatican court has ruled that the Holy See’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, will be called as a witness in a trial over leaked documents. Five people, including two journalists, are standing trial for the alleged leaking and dissemination of documents revealing mismanagement of the Holy See’s finances. On December 7, court a Read more