Usher at Vatican suspected of running homosexual prostitution ring
Catholic World News - March 04, 2010
An Italian man who serves as an usher at the Vatican, already facing criminal charges for graft, now may face additional charges that he directed a homosexual prostitution ring. Angelo Balducci, a former director of Rome's public-works department, was originally arrested on corruption charges. But police now reportedly have evidence that he arranged "escort" services for young men, including some seminarians in Rome. He allegedly used his connections as a "Gentleman of His Holiness"-- a member of the group that provides ushers for papal ceremonies.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($20,631 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!