Vatican Tribunal

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The first hearing of the abuse trial takes place at the Vatican court Oct. 14, 2020.

Vatican abuse trial: Court clears former altar boy and ex-youth seminary rector of crimes

Oct 6, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican tribunal ruling came at the end of a year-long trial. Read more

Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, center, in 2015.

Why has a Vatican judge ordered Cardinal Becciu and nine others to stand trial?: A CNA explainer

Jul 3, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

CNA's overview of a Vatican finance trial announced to start later this month. Read more

Pope Francis May 12, 2019.

Pope Francis speaks about financial reforms to Vatican tribunal

Feb 15, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

As the Holy See awaits the results of a scheduled financial inspection, Pope Francis spoke about ongoing financial reform and... Read more

Former Vatican diplomat to face trial for possession of child pornography

Jun 11, 2018

Former Vatican diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella is facing trial this month after having been indicted by the Holy See... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican arrests priest under investigation for possession of child porn

Apr 7, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Saturday Vatican police arrested former Vatican diplomat Fr. Carlo Alberto Capella, who has been under investigation for the violation... Read more