Cardinal Becciu acknowledges diverting funds but denies wrongdoing
November 15, 2021
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?”
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!