200 WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN ‘VATICAN TRIAL OF A CENTURY’ ON FINANCIAL SCANDALS

On 22 June, the Religious News Service reported that judges have announced that the prosecution and defendants in the case plan to call more than 200 witnesses in a trial that has already taken nearly a year, since starting in July 2021, to get through 10 defendants.  At the heart of the case is the controversial purchase by the Vatican’s Secretariat of State of a property in London, which according to Vatican prosecutors cost the church €350 million, drawn in part from donations to a papal charity called Peter’s Pence.

https://religionnews.com/2022/06/22/200-witnesses-to-testify-in-vatican-trial-of-a-century-on-financial-scandals/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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