New reports say U.S. spied on Vatican before conclave
Turning now to the latest development in the U.S. spying scandal
A New report claims the U.S. spied on the Vatican in the run-up to the conclave to elect a new pope.
Italian magazine Panorama, which cites no source for its information, says the National Security Agency eavesdropped on phone calls to and from the Vatican up until March, when Pope Francis was elected.
These calls were allegedly among the 46 million the NSA tapped in Italy between December 2012 and January of this year.
Responding to the claims, the Vatican said it has no evidence its calls were monitored by the NSA and, even if they were, "it had no concerns about it."
The latest claims come as German officials are at the White House to address allegations Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone was tapped by the NSA.
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