A former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer were found guilty of money laundering and embezzling millions of euros from property sales.
Can defendants get a fair trial at the Vatican? The Vatican decides it doesn’t want to hear Italy’s answer
The Vatican on Monday abruptly abandoned its extradition request for an Italian woman wanted on embezzlement-related charges. The case would have tested whether Italy considers the Vatican a place where someone can get a fair trial.
Watergate prosecutor: Trump’s attempt to overthrow the election is criminal—and should be investigated
Philip Allen Lacovara, who served as special counsel to Watergate prosecutors, described the president’s call to election officials in Georgia as “a new low in Trumpian mendacity and abuse.”
Israeli police arrested a Jewish man after he allegedly threw a firebomb inside the Basilica of All Nations at Gethsemane Church on the Mount of Olives Dec. 4.
In “Fratelli Tutti,” Pope Francis writes that punishment must include “healing and reintegration into society.” A sentence of life without parole, writes Nicholas Goldrosen, violates this principle.