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Pope visits jailed butler to grant pre-Christmas pardon
| Dec 22, 2012
| Philip Pullella
Posted on 12/22/2012 3:14:33 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
Pope Benedict made a surprise pre-Christmas visit to the jail holding his former butler on Saturday and pardoned him for stealing and leaking documents that alleged corruption in the Vatican.
The pope and Paolo Gabriele spent about 15 minutes together before Gabriele was freed and allowed to return to his wife and children in their Vatican apartment, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
To err is human, to forgive is divine.
posted on 12/22/2012 3:25:41 PM PST
(I'm Going to Update the Name That No One Dares to Utter and I'll Use It From Now On......OBAMUNISM !)
That was magnanimous of him. Still, is this butler going to be buttling in the Vatican again? That might not be the wisest thing.
posted on 12/22/2012 7:52:59 PM PST
by HiTech RedNeck
(How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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