Connect with us

Agnes Isika Blog

Vatican: Italian Police Seize Envelope With Bullets Sent To Pope Francis

Vatican: Italian Police Seize Envelope With Bullets Sent To Pope Francis

Italian police have intercepted an envelope containing three pistol bullets and addressed to the supreme head of the Roman Catholic church; Pope Francis.

The envelope was seized in a mail sorting facility close to the northern Italian city of Milan, police said on Monday. Postal workers called the police after intercepting the envelope overnight in the small town of Peschiera Borromeo.

Police told Reuters the envelope, sent from France, was addressed to “The Pope, Vatican City, St Peter’s Square”.

This latest worrying development comes following a difficult period for the Pope.

On July 27, a trial began which has seen 10 people, including a senior cardinal, indicted over allegations of mishandling of Vatican funds. The multi-million-pound scandal is centered around the purchasing of a luxury property in London.

According to Reuters, an indictment revealed as part of the process claimed the Pope gave his personal approval for the trial against senior figures to begin.

A Vatican spokesperson had no immediate comment as regards the incident.

We await a report of findings from the Italian police.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

eleven + 16 =

More in News

TrueTalk with Agnes

Today's Quote

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

— Apple Inc.

Trending

Contributors

LAGOS WEATHER
To Top