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Holy See Press Office Communiqué, 07.04.2018

This morning, at the request of the Promoter of Justice, the investigating Magistrate of the Vatican City State Tribunal issued an arrest warrant for Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella. The provision was carried out by the Vatican Gendarmerie.

The accused is being detained in a cell in the barracks of the Gendarmerie Corps, available to the judicial authorities. The arrest comes at the end of an investigation by the Promoter of Justice.

The investigating Magistrate ordered the provision on the basis of Article 10, paragraphs 3 and 5, of Law VIII of 2013.