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Vatican financial-scandal trial opens

July 27, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The long-awaited trial of ten defendants, including Cardinal Angelo Becciu, on financial-misconduct charges, opened before a Vatican tribunal hearing on July 27. After preliminary hearings this week, the trial is expected to adjourn for several weeks, then continue for months. The trial, centering on a London real-estate deal, has become a centerpiece of the Vatican’s drive to restore public confidence in its financial affairs.

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