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Vatican diplomat accused of corruption and ‘romantic’ relationship while at UN

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Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Catholic News Agency 15 March 2019 By Ed Condon and JD Flynn New York City, N.Y., Mar 15, 2019 / 01:09 pm (CNA).- An archbishop who served as the Holy See’s permanent … Continue reading

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“Vatican embassy confirms sexual misconduct complaint against Canada’s former nuncio” & related article

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 The Catholic Register 27 February 2019 By  Catholic News Service   Archbishop Luigi Ventura served as Apostolic Nuncio to Canada for eight years, from 2001 to 2009. Photo screenshot from Salt and Light/Youtube QUEBEC – The apostolic nunciature in Ottawa, … Continue reading

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Father Thomas Rosica csb: A Tribute to Archbishop Luigi Ventura – Apostolic Nuncio to Canada 2001-2009

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Don Luigi, Mille Grazie e Arrivederci! Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB September 22, 2009 Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Television Network, Canada This morning Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Luigi Ventura, current Nuncio to Canada, the Apostolic … Continue reading

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Archbishop Terrance Prendergast sj: “Archbishop Ventura to be Nuncio in France”

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[From Archbishop Terrance Prendergast’s  blogpsot, “The Journey of a Bishop”  25 September 2009] RINUNCE E NOMINE NOMINA DEL NUNZIO APOSTOLICO IN FRANCIA Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI ha nominato Nunzio Apostolico in Francia S.E. Mons. Luigi Ventura, Arcivescovo titolare di … Continue reading

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Ventura: Archbishop Luigi Ventura

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Archbishop Luigi Ventura Italian-born priest.  Ordained 14 June 1969. Served as Apost0lic Nuncio to Canada from September 2001 to September 2009. 2009 – present:  Apost0lic Nuncio to France accused of molesting a young man at Paris city hall on 17 … Continue reading

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Sex assault allegations against former Apostolic Nuncio to Canada

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Archbishop Luigi Ventura, a former Apostolic Nuncio to Canada (Sept. 2001-2009) is under under investigation in France for allegedly groping a young man this past January.  Since  his departure from Canada Archbishop Ventura has served as the Vatican’s Apostolic Nuncio … Continue reading

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Former Vatican diplomat wanted in Windsor for child pornography gets five years

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Windsor police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Capella last September on charges of accessing child pornography, possessing child pornography and distributing child pornography. The Windsor Star 24 June 2018 Craig Pearson & The Associated Press Updated: June 24, 2018 Former Holy … Continue reading

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“Bishop ‘used church money to buy cattle ranch'” & related articles

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Money was also stolen from donations, wedding and baptism fees at churches and used to buy a lottery ticket shop, prosecutors say. SKY News 07:36, UK, Thursday 22 March 2018 Image: Bishop Ribeiro is accused of stealing from church coffers … Continue reading

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Continuing the Conversation on Clergy Sexual Abuse

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Archdiocese of Regina website Last Updated on February 23, 2018 Continuing the Conversation on Clergy Sexual Abuse By Pamela Walsh In December presentations in the Archdiocese of Regina were given to the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (APC) and the Council of … Continue reading

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“Vatican: Canada did not seek extradition for diplomat with porn charges ” & related article

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The Catholic Register By  Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service October 13, 2017 Msgr. Carlo Capella, the Vatican diplomat recalled from service at the Vatican nunciature in Washington after U.S. investigators suspected him of involvement in child pornography, is pictured at … Continue reading

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