Posts Tagged ‘Vatican court’

Climate gluers appeal to Vatican court

Monday, February 12th, 2024

Two individuals who glued themselves to the plinth of the renowned Laocoon group at the Vatican in August 2022, are now appealing their prison sentences. As reported by the Italian newspaper “il Giornale,” the Vatican criminal court has scheduled their appeal hearing for early February. The two Italian environmental activists, a young woman and an Read more

Pell may face Vatican court next

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell’s days in court may continue for some time, with a Vatican court trial on the cards. He is currently in custody, waiting for three senior judges to consider his appeal against his conviction for child sexual abuse. Pell was jailed in February for six years, with a non-parole period of three Read more

Argentine bishop faces abuse trial at Vatican

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

An Argentine bishop who is said to be close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican. He has been accused of sexually abusing seminarians. Francis says he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta two weeks ago. As a result, he ordered the case be handed over for trial Read more

Court rules former Vatican bank managers liable

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

A Vatican court found two former top managers of the Vatican bank liable for mismanagement and ordered an injunction for them to pay damages. Read more