Vatileaks 2 defendant Vallejo says 'protected' in prison

Monsignor on trial along with four others

(ANSA) - Vatican, November 24 - Vatileaks 2 defendant Monsignor Lucio Angel Vallejo Balda said Tuesday he is being treated well in Vatican prison. "They treat me very well and I am protected," he told reporters on the first trial day. Balda, his ex-assistant Nicola Maio and PR expert Francesca Immacolata Chaouqui are charged with leaking confidential Vatican documents that allegedly ended up in two books documenting waste and mismanagement in the Vatican and lavish spending by clergymen.
    The books' two authors are also on trial.


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