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Alessandro Diddi addresses Pope Francis during the opening of the Vatican City State court's 93rd judicial year on March 12, 2022.

Pope Francis’ chief Vatican prosecutor retires; deputy prosecutor promoted

Sep 23, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The new head prosecutor, Alessandro Diddi, is also the lead investigator for the Vatican’s major finance trial against defendant Cardinal... Read more

Pope Francis opens the 93rd Judicial Year of the Tribunal of the Vatican City State, March 12, 2022.

Why does Pope Francis inaugurate the Vatican City State’s judicial year?

Mar 17, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Previously, the judicial year was inaugurated by the president of the Vatican City State Tribunal. Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the opening of the 93rd judicial year of the Vatican City State courts on March 12, 2022

On eve of Becciu hearing, Pope Francis tells Vatican judges: ‘Listen to everyone’

Mar 12, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis spoke at the opening of the Vatican Tribunal's 93rd judicial year. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Tribunal of Vatican City State in the Apostolic Palace’s Hall of Blessings March 27, 2021

Pope Francis to Vatican tribunal: be guided by ‘founding principles of ecclesial life’

Mar 27, 2021

Pope Francis has said that the Vatican’s quest for transparency should be inspired by “the founding principles of ecclesial life”... Read more