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Pope names anti-Mafia prosecutor to court as scandal swirls

Pope Francis has named one of Italy’s leading anti-Mafia prosecutors as president of the Vatican’s criminal tribunal, just as a new scandal erupted over alleged¬†financial wrongdoing in the heart of the Holy See.¬†The appointment of Giuseppe Pignatone came two days after Vatican police raided the Apostolic Palace and seized documents and computers from the secretariat of state. [1]