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Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, president of the Vatican bank, was fired May 24. (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

To say that the Vatican seems in turmoil would be putting things mildly, with two stunners in the arc of twenty-four hours last week: The announcement that the president of the Vatican Bank has been unceremoniously fired, and the revelation that a longtime personal servant of Benedict XVI has been identified as the alleged "deep throat" behind the torrid Vatican leaks scandal.

Read more by John Allen:

Memo explaining why Vatican Bank head was fired

All Hell breaks loose in the Holy See

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More from the news wires:

Director of Vatican Bank resigns under pressure

Vatican police arrest one source of leaked documents


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