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Vatican recalls diplomat from US amid child pornography probe


City, Sep 15 (IANS/AKI) A priest attached to the Holy See's embassy in has been recalled to after the US warned the diplomat may have broken child pornography laws, the said on Friday.

prosecutors have launched an investigation of the diplomat, who is currently at the City, the statement said.

The probe is "subject to investigative confidentiality," the statement added.

The did not name the priest.

The US State Department had notified the Holy See on August 21 "of a "possible violation of laws relating to child pornography images" by one of its diplomats, the stated.



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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 19:00 IST