Vat­i­can re­calls priest over porn probe

The Press and Journal (Highlands & Islands) - - WORLD NEWS -

A high-rank­ing priest work­ing at the Vat­i­can’s em­bassy in Washington has been re­called af­ter US prose­cu­tors asked for him to be charged there and face trial in a child pornog­ra­phy in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

The diplo­mat was sus­pected of pos­sess­ing child porn in­clud­ing images of pre-pubescent chil­dren.

The Vat­i­can said he was back in Vat­i­can City and that Vat­i­can prose­cu­tors had launched their own probe.

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