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Vatican cleric arrested over banking fraud inquiry

28 June 2013 Last updated at 19:54 BST

A senior cleric working for the Vatican's financial administration has been arrested in Italy on charges of money laundering and embezzlement.

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano works in the Vatican's financial administration.

A member of the Italian secret services and a financial broker were also arrested in connection with the same case.

Alan Johnston reports from Rome.