VATICAN CITY (AP) — Police in Canada have issued an arrest warrant for the Vatican diplomat who was recalled from the United States in a child pornography investigation, accusing him of accessing porn over Christmas last year from a church.
Police in Windsor, Ontario said Carlo Capella, 50, allegedly uploaded the child porn to a social networking site while visiting a place of worship between Dec. 24 and Dec. 27.
The Vatican recalled Capella after the U.S. State Department notified it Aug. 21 of a “possible violation of laws relating to child pornography images” by one of its diplomats in Washington.
It never identified Capella by name, but Windsor police did so in a statement announcing the arrest warrant Thursday.
The Vatican says its own prosecutor was investigating and seeking further information from the U.S.
In the statement, Windsor police accused Capella of accessing, possessing and distributing pornography. It said authorities were alerted in February …
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