Camerlegno Carlo Ventresca had purloined the key and ventured inside; the myth of what the vault contained was bewitching-the original manuscript for the fourteen unpublished books of the Bible known as the Apocrypha, the third prophecy of Fatima, the first two having come true and the third so terrifying the church would never reveal it.
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Since 1826, most protestant Bibles have excluded the Apocrypha.
The Russian Orthodox church accepts the Apocrypha as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status as the Roman Catholic church.