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.