Justice minister Francisco Domínguez and Vatican envoy Jude Thaddeus Okolo on Monday discussed child abuse cases attributed to his predecessor Jozef Wesolowski and the priest Wojciech Gil (Padre Alberto) in Juncalito, Santiago.
In a statement released after the meeting, the officials said the
courts must do everything to seek the truth in each case and punishment
if there’s evidence of the allegations.
Dominguez said Dominican investigators found serious criminal
responsibility against the prelates, for which they should be punished.
The case files sent to Polish authorities include victims statements
and testimony, the alleged victims’ psychological evaluations as well as
various types of evidence with which Dominican Republic seeks
Okolo said the Vatican’s priority in Wesolowski’s case is to seek the
truth and that the Holy See’s criminal court is currently investigating
Pope Francis’ new representative said they’ll be in constant contact
with authorities and will always seek protect the victims in each case.