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20 more suspects in Vatileaks case?

Catholic World News - August 27, 2012

Vatican investigators could investigate 20 more people in the connection with the leaks of confidential papal documents, the Italian news service ANSA reports.

Citing “well-placed Vatican sources,” ANSA said that after indicting two people—Paolo Gabriele, the Pope’s former valet, and Claudio Sciarpelleti, a computer technician in the Secretariat of State—investigators are preparing a new phase of their investigation, in which at least 20 people will be examined.

The Vatican has not commented on the ANSA report.

Gabriele has said that he acted alone in taking papers from the Pope’s apartment. But informed observers suspect that other Vatican insiders were involved in the release of the confidential documents. When the indictments of Gabriele and Sciarpelleti were announced, prosecutor Nicola Picardi indicated that investigators would continue to pursue all available leads. “We don’t think we have finished our work,” he said.

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