Posts Tagged ‘Vatican finance trial’

‘Gloves off’, Cardinal heavyweights ‘spar’ at Vatican Trial

Monday, May 9th, 2022
Vatican ‘Trial of the Century’

Two high profile Cardinals have gone head to head over testimony during a tribunal in what has been described as the Vatican ‘Trial of the Century.’ Australian Cardinal George Pell has accused Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu of providing “incomplete” information during his testimony and thwarting transparency efforts. In a May 6 statement, Pell accused Becciu Read more

Vatican finance trial defence team demands to see pope’s testimony

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
defence demands pope’s testimony

Lawyers defending those accused of defrauding the Vatican in a $400 million real estate investment asked judges on Wednesday (Nov 17) to release written transcripts of Pope Francis’ statements on the deal, alleging that prosecutors’ use of the pontiff’s statements may have influenced another witness in the case. From the start of the trial in Read more