Planning documents for papal trip recovered; police say no security breach
Catholic World News - September 06, 2010
British police have admitted that some confidential plans for the state visit by Pope Benedict XVI were recovered—apparently after having been accidentally left in a pub. However the police say that security for the papal visit has not been compromised.
The documents that were turned in to police were from an early stage of planning from the papal visit, informed sources say. It was not clear how the papers became lost. Several different government agencies have been involved in planning for the papal events, and a number of officials had access to the confidential documents.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($8,498 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!