In the 90-minute interview, Pope Francis spoke about the recent restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass, the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan, the Vatican-China deal, euthanasia, and abortion.
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Among the defendants is Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the first cardinal to be tried by the tribunal of the Vatican City State since Pope Francis changed the rules to allow it in April.
Vatican trial over failed London property deal to begin July 27.
Fabrizio Tirabassi is one of several people being investigated by the Vatican in connection with investments and financial transactions made at the Secretariat of State.
The letter, published by Italian media, contends employees are the victims of widespread workplace injustices.
Pope Francis issues sweeping new transparency laws for senior officials but critics doubt their efficacy unless the working culture of the Vatican changes.
Local media reported last month that investigators had been unable to account for around $1.9 million in transfers from the Vatican to Australia, but that $5.4 million had been identified as being used for legitimate expenses, such as travel, wages, and pension payments.
Speaking during a Jan. 14 webinar about financial transparency in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Pell praised the appointees as “highly competent women with great professional backgrounds.”
In a Jan. 13 statement, the Vatican said the new figure is “attributable, among other things, to some contractual obligations and the ordinary management of its resources.”