Skip to comments.Pope ex-butler Paolo Gabriele jailed for theft
Posted on 10/06/2012 2:18:07 PM PDT by NYer
Pope Benedict's ex-butler Paolo Gabriele has been found guilty of stealing confidential papers from him and sentenced to 18 months in jail.
Prosecutors had called for a three-year sentence but it was reduced because of "mitigating circumstances".
Ahead of the verdict, Gabriele said he acted out of love for the Church and did not see himself as a thief.
He had denied the theft charge but admitted photocopying documents and "betraying the Holy Father's trust".
Gabriele's lawyer Cristiana Arru said she did not intend to appeal against the verdict, Reuters reported.
Her client would serve his sentence under house arrest in his Vatican apartment while awaiting a possible papal pardon, she said.
She was also quoted as saying Gabriele was "serene" about his fate and "ready to accept any consequences".
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No journalist seems to have done any digging on what this thief and traitor was up to, exactly. Clearly money was one motive and trying to destroy the career of Tarcisio Bertone was another - but no one seems to have bothered to put all the pieces together. They just keep repeating his lies.
So NYER any word this guy going end up Dead aka Godfather 3 ending LOL!
Somebody going get whack soon