Pope overhauls laws for Vatican City, criminalizing leaks of Vatican info and child sex abuse

  • by: NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 11, 2013 - 12:35 PM

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis overhauled the laws that govern the Vatican City State on Thursday, criminalizing leaks of Vatican information and specifically listing sexual violence, prostitution and possession of child pornography as crimes against children that can be punished by up to 12 years in prison.

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