Vatican takes off gloves, accuses papal critic of ‘calumny, defamation’

Cardinal Marc Ouellet talks during a news conference to announce the canonisation of Fray Junipero Serra at the Vatican April 20, 2015. The canonization will be lead by Pope Francis during his pastoral visit to U.S. in September 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A top Vatican official on Sunday issued a scathing open letter accusing an archbishop who launched an unprecedented attack on Pope Francis of mounting a “political frame job devoid of real foundation”. Cardinal Marc Ouellet said in the detailed, three-page letter that calls by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano for the pope […]

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