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FILE - In this  Saturday May 16, 1998 filer,  members of the papal Swiss Guard carry the coffin of Alois Estermann, newly appointed commander of the Swiss papal guards at the Vatican, out of the St. Stephan's church in Beromuenster, Switzerland. The Vatican secretary of state has intervened personally in one of the most sensational Vatican scandals of recent times: The 1998 murder of the Swiss Guard commander and his wife, purportedly by a disgruntled younger Swiss Guardsman who then took his own life. Cardinal Pietro Parolin asked the Vatican City State tribunal to pay “particular attention” to the request by the mother of the accused guardsman, Cedric Tornay, to have access to the court files of the investigation that was officially archived in 1999. (AP Photo/TEAM, File )

FILE - In this Saturday May 16, 1998 filer, members of the papal Swiss Guard carry the coffin of Alois Estermann, newly appointed commander of the Swiss papal guards at the Vatican, out of the St. Stephan's church in Beromuenster, Switzerland. The Vatican secretary of state has intervened personally in one of the most sensational Vatican scandals of recent times: The 1998 murder of the Swiss Guard commander and his wife, purportedly by a disgruntled younger Swiss Guardsman who then took his own life. Cardinal Pietro Parolin asked the Vatican City State tribunal to pay “particular attention” to the request by the mother of the accused guardsman, Cedric Tornay, to have access to the court files of the investigation that was officially archived in 1999. (AP Photo/TEAM, File )

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