giovedì 20 gennaio 2022

The Italian supreme court isn’t stopping the fight in Vatican financial trial

(Ed. Condon, The Pillar)
It was supposed to be a knockout. An Italian court decision last year, issued in October, was widely hailed as a haymaker punch to a staggering, struggling, stammering Vatican attempt at prosecution of ten indicted figures, including a once-powerful cardinal, a web of businessman, and a would-be femme fatale. The decision, on its face, was simple: the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation sent back for reconsideration the decision of a lower appeals court on the Italian criminal indictment of Gianluigi Torzi, the businessman at the center of the Vatican financial scandal. (...)