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Vatican judge begins questioning of Pope's valet

Catholic World News - June 05, 2012

A Vatican judge has begun questioning Paolo Gabriele, the Pope’s valet, who was arrested on May 23 in connection with an investigation into the leaks of confidential papal correspondence.

Gabriele, who was found in possession of a number of private documents, has been charged with aggravated theft. Other charges could be added, and he might also face criminal charges in an Italian court as well as the Vatican tribunal.

Gabriele has promised full cooperation with the investigation into the leaked documents, his lawyer has told reporters. He was questioned in the presence of his lawyer.

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