Vatican denies Spain’s claims of deal over Franco’s reburial

Spanish DPM had claimed church would cooperate to stop reburial in Almudena Cathedral The Vatican has denied a claim by the Spanish government that the church would cooperate to ensure the remains of Gen Francisco Franco are not reburied in Madrid’s Almudena Cathedral after exhumation from the dictator’s famous mausoleum.The socialist government of Pedro Sánchez has committed itself to removing Franco’s body from the Valley of the Fallen outside the Spanish capital, arguing the move would close wounds “that have been open for many years”. Continue reading…

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