Financial-scandal trial adjourns until October after defense attorneys argue against Vatican jurisdiction
July 28, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The long-awaited trial of ten defendants, including Cardinal Angelo Becciu, on financial-misconduct charges, opened on July 27.
“Of the 10 people on trial, the only defendants present for the opening day were Cardinal Becciu, former prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, and Msgr. Mauro Carlino, the cardinal’s former secretary,” according to the report. “The other eight defendants were represented by their lawyers.”
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