Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Child Abuse: Former archbishop arrested in Vatican City in paedophile inquiry

A former Catholic archbishop has been arrested as part of a paedophile investigation.

Jozef Wesolowski is accused of paying for sex with children while serving as The Holy See's ambassador in the Dominican Republic, according to a Vatican spokesman.

The arrest reflects the wishes of Pope Francis, who earlier this year compared child abuse to a "satanic mass".

The pope requested "that such a grave and delicate case be handled without delay, with the just and necessary rigour," according to th…