Italy: Two Gunmen

Indictments in the papal plot

"It must be held as certain that a plot existed to kill the Pope." After nearly three years of investigation, Judge Ilario Martella added official credibility last week to a suspicion long held by much of the world. The judge did not, however, say who directed the conspiracy or what its aims might have been. Instead, Martella ordered three Bulgarians and four Turks to be tried for conspiring to kill the Pope. In signing the secret 1,243-page summary of the case, Martella made another extraordinary allegation: two people fired...

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