Allegations of sexual misconduct against Batali were first reported in December.
Pope Francis' reported comments have been embraced as another sign of his desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.
The devices can be as small as a suitcase and are used to track cell phones. They can be combined with other technology to intercept calls.
Inquiry hears victim's devastating account: 'I held my son in my arms, hoping it was all a bad dream, wishing, praying for a miracle.'
British lawmakers want to see tighter controls on Russian 'dirty money' in London.