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    What's at stake in the papal butler trial

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Maurizio Bellacosa, a professor at Luiss University, tells Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull that the presence of cameras in the Vatican criminal trial of Paolo Gabriele, former papal butler, could provide a rare glimpse into Vatican life.

    Calling it "historic", Bellacosa says the proceedings of the trial of Pope Benedict XVI's former butler for stealing and leaking the Pontiff's personal documents will help to provide the public with an insight into daily life in world's smallest nation.