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Vatican Swiss Guard slayings back in spotlight with new book

Italy Rome Muguette Baudat

Rome, ItalyAP The mother of a Swiss Guard member accused of committing one of the most sensational crimes in recent Vatican history – fatally shooting his commander and the senior officer’s wife before killing himself – is turning to the United Nations and Pope Francis in hopes of getting some closure nearly a quarter-century after […]

Vatican number two intervenes to shed light on Swiss Guard deaths

Vatican Swiss Guard funeral 1998

Rome, ItalyAP The Vatican Secretary of State has intervened personally to shed light on one of the most sensational Vatican scandals of recent times: The 1998 murder of the Swiss Guard commander and his wife, purportedly by a disgruntled younger Swiss Guardsman who then took his own life. Cardinal Pietro Parolin asked the Vatican City […]