Vatican court finds ex butler guilty, given jail sentence

ByREUTERS
October 6, 2012 12:47

VATICAN CITY - A Vatican court on Saturday found Pope Benedict's former butler guilty of stealing sensitive documents and sentenced him to a year and a half in prison.

The court delivered its verdict after a two-hour deliberation on the last day of the trial. The prosecution had asked for a three-year sentence. The defense had asked that Paolo Gabriele go free.

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