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Will Cardinal Becciu serve time in prison after corruption conviction?

Will Cardinal Becciu serve time in prison after corruption conviction?

NONE of the six people who received jail sentences at the end of the Vatican's big corruption trial will likely be spending time behind bars anytime soon and some perhaps not ever, according to legal and security experts. Several, including Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the most senior Catholic Church official ever to stand trial before a Vatican criminal court, and London-based Italian financier Raffaele Mincione, already have announced appeals. Others are expected to join them. All the defendants had denied wrongdoing. A new trial would likely not start before the end of next year and take at least another year to conclude. The…
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