Freedom of Information and the Vatican archives

On 23 March, the Vatican Press Office published the following:

On the opening of the Vatican archives regarding Argentine dictatorship

Vatican City, 23 March 2016 – The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., in response to questions from journalists, confirmed this morning that for some time Pope Francis has expressed his intention to open up for consultation the Vatican archives relating to the period of dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983). This naturally presupposes the cataloguing of the material. Continue reading