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Vatican Cooperating With DR Officials Investigating Ex-Nuncio

Unfortunately, there is yet no English translation of this article at Vatican Insider. But, the gist of it is that the Vatican is cooperating with officials in the Dominican Republic who are investigating the former nuncio to that country, Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, who has been accused of paying young boys for sex. As a member of the diplomatic corps, Wesolowski might enjoy immunity and there is no extradition treaty between the Holy See and the DR. So, this indication from the Vatican spokesman signals something truly extraordinary, a chink in the self-protective clerical armor that might, God willing and over time, put an end to the idea that once you get a miter, you are accountable to no one. Stay tuned. This is going to be a very important case to watch.  

The article is available in Spanish here.

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