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Cardinal Becciu acknowledges diverting funds but denies wrongdoing

November 15, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Angelo Beccui, the lead defendant in a Vatican financial-misconduct trial, has acknowledged that he gave preferential treatment to his former diocese while serving at the Vatican, but denied any wrongdoing.

Cardinal Becciu is charged with diverting Vatican funds to a charity in the Diocese of Ozieri. He told a local newspaper that he had done so, and the charity “brought marvelous results: why then create scandals?”

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