Friday, March 16, 2012

Vatican Launches Criminal Probe into Embarrassing leaks/ BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17410490
Pope Benedict has faced a spate of embarrassing leaks from within the Vatican
"The Vatican has opened a rare criminal investigation into unauthorised leaks to the Italian media of confidential documents, its official paper reports. The leaks describe alleged corruption, mismanagement, and internal conflicts among top officials. The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano made the announcement together with an official admission that there have been "grave acts of disloyalty".  The "Vatileaks" scandal, as it is known, has filled Italian media.It has dominated the columns of Italian newspapers and magazines and been the subject of TV programmes, the BBC's David Willey in Rome reports.
The leak of a string of highly sensitive internal documents from inside the Vatican's Secretariat of State, including personal letters to Pope Benedict XVI, are an evident embarrassment to the pope, our correspondent says. Pope Benedict is "serene, but saddened" at the revelations according to a top church official quoted in L'Osservatore Romano. The official paper blamed unidentified members of the Roman Curia, the men who run the international headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, for the leaks...
Bridget Mary's Reflection
Can't you just see the next Dan Brown thriller,""Vatileaks" with lots of  scenes portraying intrigue, murder, fast car chases, secret meetings in the beautiful churches in Rome, and many shots of the Vatican too ?!! Oh my reality certainly trumps fiction in this mind-blowing fiasco of corruption in the Vatican.



1 comment:

Veritwas said...

Join us tomorrow for another compelling chapter of VatiLeaks:

"Vatican Launches Criminal Probe into Embarrassing Leaks of Child Abuse Cover-Up Scandal"