Estonia’s new ambassador to the Holy See, Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk, presented her credentials to Pope Francis on Friday, Baltic News Service reports.
The Holy See is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity. — Wikipedia
The deal allows both Beijing and the Holy See a say in appointing bishops.
It’s alleged he embezzled Holy See money but has denied he did anything wrong.
Holy See defends its position on the controversial agreement as pressure mounts on Pope Francis.
Vatican Prosecutors Order Seizure of Documents, Computers From Administrative Offices of St. Peter’s Basilicawww.theglobeandmail.com -
The order is part of an apparent new investigation into financial irregularities in the Holy See
The secretary of state’s itinerary next week includes trips to Greece, Italy, the Holy See and Croatia.
Holy See asserts right to move forward on China accord over appointment of bishops after Pompeo meeting.
Tensions have risen as Pompeo has urged the Holy See to denounce human rights abuses in China.
Beijing and the Holy See signed a landmark agreement concerning the appointment of bishops in China in September 2018.
Pair first teamed up for Bieber’s 2013 single “Confident”
Cardinal Angelo Becciu allegedly directed 100,000 euros from the Holy See to a cooperative in Sardinia run by his brother.
Three cardinals close to Pope Francis are defending a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions.
From the blog of Rina Azoulay at The Times of Israel