Cardinal: Pope ordered auditor to resign over spying charge

              Pope Francis blesses a baby as he leaves at the end of the weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
              FILE - Cardinal Angelo Becciu talks to journalists during press conference in Rome, Sept. 25, 2020. A Vatican cardinal testified Wednesday, May 18, 2022 that Pope Francis himself ordered the ouster of the Holy See’s auditor general, shedding light on a scandal that had sparked questions about the Vatican’s commitment to financial transparency and accountability. Cardinal Angelo Becciu opened a second day of questioning in the Vatican’s big financial fraud trial by saying Francis had recently authorized him to reveal the details of Milone’s 2017 departure as the Vatican’s first auditor-general. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)