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Paolo Gabriele is seated on the right in a grey suit (Photo: CNS)

During trial Paolo Gabriele says he was innocent of theft but felt guilty for betraying the Holy Father

The courtroom in which former papal butler Paolo Gabriele will stand trial (Photo: CNS)

Judge says the criminal trial, which begins at the Vatican tomorrow, is ‘extremely’ rare

Dr Williams and Patriarch Bartholomew (Photo: CNS)

Dr Rowan Williams and Patriarch Bartholomew to attend Mass marking 50th anniversary of council

A soldier patrols the border of South Sudan amid skirmishes (Photo: CNS)

New secretary of Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue says experience in Sudan was enriching

Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini with Pope Benedict in 2005 (AP)

The influential Italian Jesuit died today aged 85

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna (Reuters/Leonhard Foeger)

Members of Pope Benedict’s student circle meet to discuss the Reformation

Fr Federico Lombardi discusses the leaks at a Vatican news conference (CNS)

Result of criminal investigation of Pope’s butler to be published in August

Paolo Gabriele, pictured front left, with the Pope in May (CNS)

Paolo Gabriele leaves prison cell 60 days after his arrest for allegedly leaking Vatican documents

Bishop Fellay, the society's superior general (CNS photo)

‘Supreme power of government’ belongs only to the Pope, SSPX says after general chapter meeting

The official Year of Faith logo (CNS)

Pope will concelebrate Mass with surviving Vatican II Fathers at start of Year