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Closing arguments in Vatican trial seek to expose problems in the city state’s legal system

Cardinal Angelo Becciu attends the consistory inside St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, on 27th August, 2022.

Vatican CityAP Lawyers for a once-powerful cardinal accused Vatican prosecutors of being “prisoner to their completely shattered theory” on Wednesday in the latest round of closing arguments of a trial that has raised fundamental questions about the rule of law in the city state. Despite attempts to demonise Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the two-year trial hasn’t proved […]

Cardinal skips Vatican trial to boycott talk of rumoured liaison with woman

Vatican Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu Sept 2020

Vatican CityReuters A cardinal who is a defendant in a Vatican corruption trial stayed away on Tuesday because he did not want to be in the room when lawyers spoke of rumours that he had an intimate relationship with a woman, which he has denied. The trial, in which 10 defendants are accused of fraud […]