A file photograph of Josef Wesolowski, former papal nuncio in the Dominican Republic, who is facing paedophile charges. Photograph: Erika Santelices/ AFP/Getty Images.

The Holy See has said the controversial former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Polish Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, is now under investigation (...)

Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, the Vatican’s ambassador to the Dominican Republic, offers mass in Santo Domingo in 2009. The Vatican has recalled Dr Wesolowski, who has been in the Dominican Republic for nearly six years, and relieved him of his duties pending an investigation. Photograph: Luis Gomez/Diario Libre/Reuters

The Vatican has recalled its ambassador to the Dominican Republic and relieved him of his duties pending an investigation, after local media accused (...)