British court documents raise new questions about Vatican financial scandal
March 25, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Documents filed before a British court suggest that leading Vatican officials gave their consent to transactions arranged by Gianluigi Torzi, despite repeated Vatican denials, the Pillar news site reports. Torzi faces Vatican charges for alleged extortion and embezzlement. But the British court lifted a hold on Torzi’s bank accounts, explaining that the Vatican had not shown sufficient evidence of a crime. In his court filings, Torzi claimed that a lay Vatican official, Fabrizio Tirabassi, had boasted of blackmailing senior Vatican officials.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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