The best-kept secret of the Catholic Church...and a
journalist who has made it her life -mission to discover the
truth-at any cost.
The night after he is elected
to the Throne of St. Peter, Benedict XVI, like every Pope
before him, is given an ancient document to read. Handed
down only on his coronation, the document is the first thing
a Pope reads when he is elected, and holds the Church's
best-kept secret-one which it will preserve at all costs.
But there may be other versions. A mysterious Gospel kept by
an Israeli millionaire in London might hint at what the
document contains. And there are rumors that the Dead Sea
Scrolls, found by a Bedouin in 1947 might have been staged
in order to obscure the shocking truth it reveals. Rafael,
Vatican's shadowy priest/operative, is sent to investigate
the stories of these other documents...and discovers
evidence that may implicate his old friend Sarah Monteiero,
the British journalist who already knows too many of the
Will the world soon learn what
revelations the Pope's secret document holds? Or will the
Vatican manage to silence the rumors forever?