The Vatican’s Prosecutor decided on Tuesday the opening of a trial against two priests because of gay sexual acts in a youth seminar. The Holy see informed. The background is a 2017 published book of the Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi about misconduct in the Roman Catholic Church.

In the book entitled “Peccato originale” (original sin) writes Nuzzi, among other things, a former seminarian and today’s priests have seen in the boys ‘ Seminary of St. Pius x a priest in oral sex with a roommate.

boys were between 11 and 14 years old

In the Vatican to the nearby Seminary to be prepared for boys aged 11 to 14 years, later training as a priest. One of the two priests is made for abuse. An Ex-head of the Vorseminars will need to because of aid responsibility. The investigations in the Vatican is run, since Nuzzis book was published in November 2017.

Nuzzi made in Italy a name as an investigative journalist, the real or perceived Vatican scandals dig up. In 2012, he had triggered with the publication of confidential documents from the Curia of the first so-called “Vatileaks”scandal.

In the fall of 2015, he published a book about the waste of money in the Curia. Nuzzi welcomed on Tuesday that the responsibility of the accused priests, now in front of a Vatican court. (SDA)