Pope Francis, new leader of the Catholic Church

Vatican under fire for trying two journalists

Two Italian journalists are among five people now on trial at the Vatican for exposing instances of negligence and corruption among some members of the Catholic hierarchy. The reporters, Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi, each wrote a book describing extravagant purchases and expensive refurbishments within the Vatican. The journalists say they based their books on internal Vatican documen…

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