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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 10, 2021 / 04:10 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican’s human development office has created a working group on the topic of the expulsion of criminal organizations from the Catholic Church. The group was created in honor of Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 9, 2021 / 05:40 am America/Denver (CNA). Blessed Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge brutally killed by the mafia in 1990, was beatified Sunday in the Cathedral of Agrigento, Sicily. Pope Francis commended the beatification of the young judge, calling him a “martyr of justice

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 22, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Rosario Livatino, a judge who was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a courthouse in Sicily thirty years ago. The Vatican Congregation for the Causes