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Former Vatican Ambassador Is Facing Sexual Abuse Trial

posted on September 24, 2014

“The Vatican said on Tuesday that it had placed under house arrest and opened criminal proceedings against one of its former ambassadors, Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who has been accused of sexually abusing boys he met on the street while serving in the Dominican Republic,” The New York Times‘ Laurie Goodstein reports. This will be the first time the Vatican holds a criminal trial on charges of sex abuse. Wesolowski is accused of bribing poor children for sex, offering money and, in one case, medicine to treat a child’s epilepsy.

Read at The New York Times