Vatican has long history of intrigue and controversy




 
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Vatican has long history of intrigue and controversy
 
June 1st, 2012  
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Vatican has long history of intrigue and controversy
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict is fighting the worst crisis of his papacy, but his problems are only the latest in a long history of controversies and intrigue in the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. The "Vatileaks" scandal, in which the pope's private papers are alleged to have been pilfered by his own butler, pales in comparison to the scandals of centuries past when popes were accused of violence, nepotism and sexual excesses. ...




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