Former Vatican ambassador accused of child abuse dies

Former Vatican ambassador accused of child abuse dies
The Vatican announced on June 14, 2015 a start date of July 11 for the trial of Jozef Wesolowski, a former papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic, in the first case of its kind to be brought before a Vatican court.
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VATICAN CITY - A former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic accused of child sex offences was found dead on Friday, the Vatican said.

Jozef Wesolowski, who was due to stand trial on charges of paying boys to perform sexual acts, downloading and buying paedophile material, and offending Christian morality, appeared to have died of natural causes, the Vatican said in a statement.

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