May 30, 2012

In Vatican intrigue, all eyes turn to pope’s butler

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The butler who is under arrest for stealing Pope Benedict XVI's secret papers was known by everyone as a devout and good man. And as the investigation continues, few believe he may have acted alone. By Alessandro Speciale.

  • gilhow

    The butler is still “a devout and good man” since he is acting to expose the rot within the Vatican. And that rot starts at the top!

  • gilhow

    Notice they say Gabriele was in “illicit” possession of secret papers, not “illegal” possession. Then go ask a good Jesuit to explain the good Catholic difference between “illicit” and “illegal”