Msgr. Vallejo Balda will cease all ties of employment with the Holy See and return to his diocese in Astorga, Spain.
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Makes request at special jubilee for inmates, but the Holy Father has yet to visit or pardon 'Vatileaks' priest, currently serving an 18 month sentence in a Vatican jail.
Msgr. Lucio Angel Vallejo Balda was found guilty of leaking the documents and sentenced to 18 months in prison. Italian PR woman Francesca Chaouqui was found guilty of conspiring in the crime and was sentenced to 10 months in prison.
Prefect of Pontifical Household also recalls "dramatic struggle" of 2005 Conclave.
Msgr. Vajello Balda claims he was not "fully lucid" at the time and subjected to emotional blackmail.
The Secretariat for the Economy called charges of extravagant spending lodged by critics ‘completely false.’