Pope Francis and former Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi in a 2014 file photo. Photo: AP

Vatican strikes back at Pope Francis’ accuser Archbishop Vigano, pointing to 2015 rift as possible motive

Two ex-officials say that Archbishop Carlo Vigano – who has called on the pope to quit for allegedly shielding a sex abuser – admitted being chastised by Francis over a controversial meeting with a US advocate against gay marriage

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Pope Francis and former Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi in a 2014 file photo. Photo: AP
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