Vatican threatens to sue journalist

The Holy See has threatened legal action against the Italian author of a new book that contains dozens of leaked private letters and memos to Pope Benedict XVI.
Fr Federico Lombardi, the Vatican’s chief spokesman, said last week’s publication ofSua Santità (His Holiness), by investigative journalist, Gianluigi Nuzzi, constituted a “criminal act”.
Fr Lombardi said the Holy See would “take appropriate steps so that those responsible for the theft answer for their acts before the law”.
Nuzzi is one of two Italian journalists who earlier this year publicly revealed a series of secretly obtained Vatican documents that depicted disorder and corruption inside Vatican City State.
The book was out of stock days after hitting Italian bookstores last weekend.

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Bombay Laity Ezekiel’s Chapter 3 Task as Watchman 17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. 18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[b] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. 19 But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turn from their wickedness or from their evil ways, they will die for their sin; but you will have saved yourself.
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One Response to Vatican threatens to sue journalist

  1. Wow, I wish I could get my hand on this book.I will try.

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