The Holy See announced that 10 people, including Angelo Becciu, were removed from the criminal court in an opaque financing case for a luxury building in London.
The central cardinal of the Vatican’s unprecedented financial trial: The Holy See on Saturday (July 3) announced the dismissal of 10 people, including Angelo Becciu, who participated in an opaque financing through an Italian businessman. Luxury buildings in London.
The 73-year-old Cardinal Beckham is a close assistant to the Pope and will appear in court with his co-defendant on July 27. In this case, he was prosecuted for embezzlement, abuse of power, and bribery of a witness. The first element of it began to appear in the Italian media in September 2020, when Pope Francis removed him.
In a statement issued by his entourage on Saturday, the cardinal said to himself “Victim of Conspiracy” And protested his “Absolute innocence”. Claims to have been nailed to “Media Shackles”, He said he was anxious to explain himself. When the process of buying the London building began in 2014, Angelo Becciu was the second place in the State Secretariat of the Central Government of the Holy See.
Among other defendants, Swiss René Brühart, the former chairman of the Financial Intelligence Agency (AIF) of the Holy See Financial Gendarmerie, must be held responsible for abuse of power.
Two clergymen will also be on trial: Angelo Becciu’s long-time personal secretary, Monsignor Mauro Carlino, and former Secretary of State Reserve Assets Manager, Monsignor Enrico Crasso (Monsignor Enrico Crasso) , Most of it comes from the nectar of the “St. Peter’s Denier,” in other words, a personal donation to the Vatican.