A priest from the Vatican was arrested for child pornography

Police at the Vatican was arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography a priest Carlo Alberto Capella (Capella Carlo Alberto), who has previously worked at the Embassy of the Holy see in the United States. On it informs BBC News.

the Vatican has withdrawn the man from the American Embassy in the fall of 2017 after received from Washington information of a possible violation. The US government asked to withdraw from the priest’s diplomatic immunity to be prosecuted in the country, but this request was rejected. Then, the Holy see said that he is investigating what is happening.

As noted, after the Chapel withdrew, a warrant for his arrest was issued in Canada. The authorities suspect the man in possession and distribution of illegal content via the Internet.

the Chapel was ordained in 1993. The diplomatic corps of the Vatican he joined in 2004, and in 2008, the Pope gave him the title of Chaplain of His Holiness.