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Trial exposes ‘opacity, silence and poor management’ in handling of Vatican assets

Lawyers for Giuseppe Profiti and Massimo Spina argued the Vatican had no jurisdiction as the hospital was on Italian territory

The former president and treasurer of the Bambino Gesù hospital are to go on trial, charged with embezzlement

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The two former senior officials are accused of diverting 422,000 euros from the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù hospital

Vatican judicial authorities launch inquiry over restructuring work allegedly costing $480,000

Cardinal also defends ‘lavish’ 80th birthday dinner, saying there were no truffles

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Document advancing beatification of ‘the Smiling Pope’ will be submitted this autumn

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