Paolo Gabriele - updates

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Vatican holds first trial of cleric accused of pedophilia

Jul 11, 2015 - 11:22 AM

The unprecedented trial will hear the case of former Polish archbishop Jozef Wesolowski who is accused of sexual abuse of minors

DEFROCKED. Former Polish archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was defrocked for abusing children. File photo by AFP

Pope pardons butler but expels him from Vatican

Dec 22, 2012 - 9:51 PM

After a 15 minute meeting with the pope Paolo Gabriele returned home to his wife and three children He had spent a total of three and a half months in detention

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Butler 'accomplice' faces Vatileaks trial

Oct 23, 2012 - 9:46 PM

A Vatican computer technician will go on trial on November 5 on charges of helping the pope s former butler steal secret papers

Vatican prosecutors may appeal pope butler sentence

Oct 12, 2012 - 7:33 PM

Vatican spokesman said the pope is very likely to pardon the former butler who stole confidential papers

Pope's butler sentenced to 18 months in 'Vatileaks' trial

Oct 06, 2012 - 6:39 PM

3rd UPDATE But it is very likely that Pope Benedict XVI will pardon him says Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi

Verdict due in Pope Benedict XVI's butler trial

Oct 06, 2012 - 11:35 AM

The biggest trial in modern Vatican history wraps up with a verdict for Pope Benedict XVI s ex butler over leaks of secret papers that revealed fraud scandals and intrigue

Pope's butler says innocent of theft in leaks trial

Oct 02, 2012 - 10:25 PM

Pope Benedict XVI s former butler Paolo Gabriele says he s guilty of abusing the trust of a pope whom he loved like a father

CITE DU VATICAN, Vatican City : A tourist bus passes by St. Peters's basilica while Pope Benedict XVI's former butler Paolo Gabriele takes the stand at his historic trial for stealing secret memos at the same time on October 2, 2012 at The Vatican. It will be the first time that Gabriele speaks out since his arrest in May this year and his 53-day detention in a Vatican security cell. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

Pope's butler to take stand in 'Vatileaks' trial

Oct 02, 2012 - 9:55 AM

Pope Benedict XVI s former butler Paolo Gabriele takes the stand on Tuesday October 2 at his historic trial for stealing secret memos in what he said was a bid to battle evil and corruption in the Vatican

A Swiss guard walks passed St Peter's Basilica after Pope Benedict XVI's audience to the group renewal in the spirit on May 26, 2012. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE

Pope's butler goes on trial in 'Vatileaks' scandal

Sep 29, 2012 - 9:32 AM

Pope Benedict XVI s former butler Paolo Gabriele goes on trial for leaking confidential Vatican memos that revealed cloak and dagger politics among the pope s closest aides

Faithful stand in front St Peter's basilica during the Easter Holy Mass on April 8, 2012 at St Peter's square at The Vatican. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Vatican readies for historic trial of pope's butler

Sep 27, 2012 - 1:16 PM

Pope Benedict XVI s former butler goes on trial on Saturday September 29 for leaking secret papers in the Vatican s biggest court drama in decades

Pope's butler, 'accomplice' must stand trial

Aug 13, 2012 - 7:50 PM

Pope Benedict XVI s former butler must stand trial for stealing and leaking confidential papers says a magistrate