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Gay sex, blackmail allegations against Vatican

The Vatican tonight in full damage control after two Italian papers claim that Pope Benedict's health is not the reason he's stepping down.

They write a top-secret report claims the Pope is stepping down because some senior priests are being blackmailed by male prostitutes.

The Vatican denies the allegations.

But the accusations matter as the church searches to fill one of the most powerful jobs on earth.

OutFront Tonight: Barbie Nadeau from the Daily Beast who's covering the story from Rome and Raymond Arroyo, anchor of the Global Catholic TV Network.


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