Valet in 'Vatileaks' scandal asks Pope's forgiveness
July 24, 2012
Paolo Gabriele, the papal valet who was arrested in May for possession of confidential papal documents, has written to Pope Benedict XVI asking for forgiveness.
Gabriele, who was released to house arrest this week after 60 days in confinement, wrote to say that he recognizes and regrets his offense. The valet says that in taking papal documents he was acting alone. His letter was presented to Pope Benedict and to the commission of cardinals investigating the “Vatileaks” scandal.
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