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By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press

Vatican puts 2 journalists on trial in process decried by media groups as ‘Kafka-esque’

VATICAN CITY Two Italian journalists who wrote books detailing Vatican mismanagement faced trial Tuesday in a Vatican courtroom along with three people accused of leaking them the information, in a case that has drawn scorn from media watchdogs.

Vatican family meeting takes new twist with letter complaining about ‘predetermined results’

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis’ divisive meeting on family issues took another controversial twist Monday with revelations that several conservative cardinals wrote to the pontiff expressing serious concerns about “predetermined results” coming out of the meeting ‚Äî only to have doubts arise over both the content of their letter and the cardinals responsible.