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Vatican police found secret papers in butler's flat

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Vatican police testifying Wednesday at the trial of Pope Benedict XVI's former butler said they had found documents in code, research on spying and papers the pope had marked "Destroy" in his apartment. 

Pope Benedict XVI's former butler Paolo Gabriele (far right) sitting in a courtroom at the start of his trial on September 29. Vatican police testifying at the trial of Gabriele said they had found documents in code, research on spying and papers the pope had marked "Destroy" in his apartment.

More than 1,000 documents -- including copies and originals -- out of 82 boxes of material seized from Paolo Gabriele's flat were considered relevant to the investigation into what has been dubbed the "Vatileaks" scandal.

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