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Vatican arrests two over leaked confidential documents

  • Two Spanish priests, who are members of a panel created by Pope Francis to study church reforms, have been arrested on suspicion of leaking confidential documents to the media. Spanish priest Lucio Angel Vallejo Balda and laywoman Francesca Chaouqui were arrested over the weekend, said a statement by Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi. Chaouqui was released on Monday after she agreed to cooperate with the investigation, the Vatican said, while Vallejo Balda remains under detention inside the Vatican. (Source: IANS)