January 6, 2014

Former Swiss Guard reports unwanted advances from clergy

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Guards proceed out of St. Peter's Basilica on March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. RNS photo by Andrea Sabbadini

Guards proceed out of St. Peter's Basilica on March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. RNS photo by Andrea Sabbadini

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ROME (RNS) The former member of the Swiss Guards reported the unwanted attention to his superiors, but was told he misunderstood the conversations, which he said took place in Italian, a language the guard conceded he did not speak fluently.