Pope’s butler’s trial adjourned

Irish Examiner

Saturday, September 29, 2012

A Vatican judge has adjourned the trial of the Pope’s former butler, who is accused of giving stolen letters to a journalist.

Paolo Gabriele faces up to four years in prison if convicted of aggravated theft.

He has said he wanted to expose what he calls “evil and corruption” in the church.

The case – which began this morning – will continue on Tuesday.

Father John Wauck, who is in Rome, said the attention on the case was frustrating.

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