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Pope Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus, issued a personal blessing for convicted drug trafficker Alessando Taloni. Taloni then included it in his court paper

Pope Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus, issued a personal blessing for convicted drug trafficker Alessando Taloni. Taloni then included it in his court paper

A convicted mob drug trafficker tried to use the Pope’s personal blessing to  beg  a Brooklyn  Federal judge for mercy but he still got smacked with 10 years  in the slammer

 

By John Marzulli

Alessandro Taloni was hoping for some divine intervention when he included a blessing from the former Pope in court papers begging a Brooklyn Federal judge for mercy

Not even a blessing from former Pope Benedict XVI could save a mobbed-up drug trafficker from spending a decade

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