Holy See - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (08.07.19)


Q – Could you tell us if the Secretariat of State has responded to the request to waive the diplomatic immunity of Archbishop Ventura? Has the response already been forwarded to the French government, i.e. the lifting of immunity?

A – The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, which forwarded the Paris public prosecutor’s request for the immunity of the apostolic nuncio to France to be waived, has received confirmation from the Holy See that it will waive immunity for the envisaged proceedings.