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Former papal butler, convicted in ‘Vatileaks’ scandal, dead at 54

November 24, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Paolo Gabriele, the butler to Pope Benedict XVI who was convicted in 2012 for leaking confidential documents to Italian journalists, has died at the age of 54, after a long illness. Gabriele was found guilty of theft by a Vatican tribunal, but later pardoned by Pope Benedict.

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