May 28th, 2012
08:36 PM ET

Vatican leak scandal widens: cardinals accused and a high-power official out of a job

CNN contributor John Avlon talks to defense attorney Paul Callan and  Sr. Correspondent for The National Catholic Reporter, John Allen on the latest in the Vatican scandal.

No cardinal suspected of pope papers leak, Vatican insists
Pope Benedict XVI's spokesman denied Monday that a cardinal or a woman were being investigated alongside the pope's butler on suspicion of leaking confidential documents.

"I firmly deny the reports of a cardinal being also involved in the investigations, as well as the reports of a woman allegedly also involved," the Rev. Federico Lombardi told CNN.

Butler Paolo Gabriele has been formally charged with aggravated theft for allegedly stealing private documents, Lombardi said.


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