Posts Tagged ‘Vatican butler’

Vatican butler who stole former pope’s private papers dies aged 54

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Paolo Gabriele, the Vatican butler who was convicted of stealing and leaking Pope Benedict XVI’s private papers in 2012, has died aged 54. Vatican News, the Holy See’s media portal, said Mr Gabriele died on Tuesday after a long, undisclosed illness. Mr Gabriele’s case kicked off the first of two Vatileaks scandals, exposing the internal Read more

Vatican arrests loyal butler, Pope-adorer, husband and father of 3

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Questions are beginning to emerge whether Paolo Gabriele, the 46 year old Papal butler, husband and father of three, who with his family lives in apartment inside the walls of Vatican, is responsible for the Vatileaks. Gabriele is one of a limited number of people who have access to the Pope’s private quarters. However his arrest was Read more

The Vatican butler did it — questions and answers

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The Vatican butler accused of leaking documents is Paolo Gabriele. He is a 46-year-old Italian layman who has worked in the Vatican since 1998. He is married and has three children. Writing in National Catholic Reporter, John L Allen Jr outlines the evidence against him. He then suggests motives behind the leaking of confidential information to Read more