Leading Asian cardinal calls for Vatican foreign minister to resign over China dealings

By James Pomfret and Anne Marie Roantree HONG KONG, Sept 20 : A Hong Kong cardinal who has spearheaded opposition to the Vatican’s rapprochement with China called on Thursday for the Pope’s secretary of state to step down, saying any deal with Beijing would amount to a betrayal of the Catholic faith. The Vatican and […]

Auditor says he was forced to quit Vatican after finding irregularities

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Sept 24 : The Vatican’s first auditor-general, who resigned without explanation in June, has broken his silence, saying he was forced to step down with trumped-up accusations after discovering evidence of possible illegal activity. Speaking to reporters from four media organisations including Reuters in the office of his lawyers in […]