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Archbishop Tomasi: Dialogue, Solidarity Needed in Response to Global Explosion of Violence
Saying that the upsurge of violence in Iraq has awakened the world, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, has urged the international community to defend and protect the fundamental human rights of all those affected.(8/27/2014 10:11:24 AM)
Polish diplomat raises extradition for Vatican official accused of sex abuse
Poland's ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.(8/27/2014 4:57:33 PM)
Former Vatican ambassador stripped of immunity over sex abuse claims
Josef Wesolowski, former priest and representative of Holy See in Dominican Republic, may now face criminal trial in Caribbean The Vatican City's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been stripped of his diplomatic immunity after being accused of sexually abusing young boys. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev Federico Lombardi, said Josef Wesolowski had ended all diplomatic activity for ...(8/25/2014 4:49:34 PM)
Vatican: Ex-envoy has lost immunity - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 PST
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican said Monday that its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Caribbean country, had lost his diplomatic immunity ...(8/26/2014 3:15:55 AM)
Vatican: Ex-envoy can be tried by Dominican court
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Monday that its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Caribbean country, had lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried by Dominican or other courts.(8/26/2014 7:48:58 AM)
Vatican: Ex-envoy can be tried by Dominican court for alleged sex abuse
VATICAN CITY --- The Vatican said Monday that its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Caribbean country, had lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried by Dominican courts.   The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said in a statement that Josef Wesolowski had ended all diplomatic activity for the Holy See and lost his ...(8/25/2014 5:12:41 PM)
Former papal diplomat could face trial outside Vatican
(8/26/2014 5:59:13 AM)
Vatican Statement on Former Nuncio Jozef Wesolowski
"It is important to note that former nuncio Wesolowski has ceased functioning as a diplomat of the Holy See and has therefore lost his related diplomatic immunity."(8/25/2014 3:56:48 PM)
Vatican says ex-ambassador has no immunity and could be tried for sex abuse by Dominican court
The Vatican says its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who has been accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Caribbean country, has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried by Dominican courts.(8/25/2014 2:53:59 PM)
Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said. In a statement late on Monday, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi also denied that the Vatican, by recalling Jozef Wesolowski to ...(8/26/2014 1:46:11 AM)
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