Vatican prosecutors seize data from St. Peter's Basilica

World / Crime & Legal Jun 30, 2020

Vatican prosecutors seize data from St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican prosecutors have ordered the seizure of documents and computers from the administrative offices of St. Peter’s Basilica in an apparently new investigation into financial irregularities in the Holy See. The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis also named a special commissioner to run the ...

Vatican opens archive on pope's silence during Holocaust

World Mar 2, 2020

Vatican opens archive on pope's silence during Holocaust

Historians will begin combing the archives Monday, hoping to glean why Pius XII stayed silent during the Nazi extermination of Jews in the Holocaust. More than 200 researchers have applied for permission to settle in one of the small studies of the Vatican Apostolic Archives ...