Was the Pope pushed? An abuse scandal, corruption and the dark intrigue behind Benedict's shock resignation | Mail Online: The Pope’s departure also comes at a time of scrutiny over the Vatican’s alleged links to the world of organised crime.
Last summer saw the scandalous trial of Paolo Gabriele, his butler, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing confidential documents from his master’s desk and passing them to a journalist.
The papers were given to Gianluigi Nuzzi, a reporter whose ‘Vatileaks’ scoop alleged corruption at the Vatican Bank, including the laundering of 160 million on behalf of the Mafia.
In the wake of Nuzzi’s revelations, the bank’s president was forced to resign. A replacement is due to be announced in the coming months.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Pope Resigns Aftermath Watch
Crime, scandal, lies, conspiracy, and more, all of which is obvious. The Mail Online gives us this:
Posted by Regan Lee