Vatican detects cash shortage in Roman Basilica

(AGI) Vatican City, July 5 - Father Bronislaw Morawiec, canonand treasurer of the Roman Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore,was questioned on Saturday by the Vatican City Court. ThePolish-born cleric is suspected of embezzlement andmisappropriation of assets. In addition to Msgr. Bronislaw, whohas already been found guilty by the Basilica's chapter, theCourt also heard several more witnesses. The date of the nexthearing has not been set yet but it is expected to be scheduledsoon, sources told AGI. . .

(AGI) Vatican City, July 5 - Father Bronislaw Morawiec, canonand treasurer of the Roman Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore,was questioned on Saturday by the Vatican City Court. ThePolish-born cleric is suspected of embezzlement andmisappropriation of assets. In addition to Msgr. Bronislaw, whohas already been found guilty by the Basilica's chapter, theCourt also heard several more witnesses. The date of the nexthearing has not been set yet but it is expected to be scheduledsoon, sources told AGI. . .