Vatican Trial Dawns For Alleged Misuse Of Health Facility Donations

The Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital foundation, which raises money for sick children at the “pope’s hospital” in Rome.
The Vatican on Tuesday (July 18) will put its past hospital president, Giuseppe Profiti, and former hospital treasurer, Massimo Spina, on trial on charges they diverted hospital donations to renovate Bertone’s retirement fixer-upper.
Fittipaldi and another Italian journalist were subsequently put on trial at the Vatican for having obtained leaked Vatican documents.
The Vatican tribunal, which roughly follows the Italian penal code, has jurisdiction over crimes committed on Vatican territory, or by Vatican citizens or public officials.
Bertone’s apartment is owned by the Vatican, but was assigned to Bertone for his personal use after he retired in 2013.

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