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Vatican ambassador accused of child pornography dies

Jozef Wesolowski, the papal ambassador who was on trial for child abuse charges, has died.

The Vatican said he died early Friday due to natural causes.

Wesolowski, 66, was accused of possession of child pornography as well as offenses related to the sexual abuse of minors during his time as papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic

His trial had to be delayed last month when he fell ill and was rushed to a local hospital.

Wesolowski was the highest-ranking Catholic official arrested for alleged sexual abuse of minors.

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