R6m Vat­i­can ‘fraud’

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

VAT­I­CAN CITY:Two former man­agers of the Vat­i­can’s hospi­tal for chil­dren will go to trial next week for mis­spending more than 400 000 (R6 mil­lion ) on ren­o­vat­ing an at­tic for a re­tired top car­di­nal.

Giuseppe Profiti and Mas­simo Spina, the former chair­man and former trea­surer, re­spec­tively, of Bam­bino Gesu chil­dren’s hospi­tal, spent 422 005.16 on the flat for ex-sec­re­tary of state Tar­ci­sio Ber­tone.

They were charged with em­bez­zle­ment, the Vat­i­can said. The first hear­ing be­fore a Vat­i­can City State court was set for July 18.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.