Cables from the U.S. embassy to the Holy See are contained in the latest Wikileaks revelations.
They report on a wide range of issues, including the Holy See’s reaction to investigations into clerical sex abuse in Ireland, internal Vatican communications, British embassy concerns over the reaction to Anglicanorum coetibus, and the Holy See’s approach to: Venezuela, the Copenhagen accord on climate change, and Poland and the E.U.. The cables also contain the Pope’s approach to Turkey and how he helped release 15 British Royal Navy sailors captured by Iran in 2007.
Although quite sensational, none of the details actually come as any real surprise. On the Iranian story, I reported at the...READ MORE