Italian School Rejects Cardinal’s Visit

Country: Italy

Date of incident: March 17, 2011

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



An Italian school from Genova, Pertini-Diaz, rejected Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco’s visit. The spokesperson for Pertini-Diaz expressed concerns about the pastoral purpose of the visit, and the security staff that the cardinal would bring along with him. The Pertini-Diaz school would however welcome a non-pastoral visit.

Sources: http://genova.repubblica.it/cronaca/2011/03/17/news/bagnasco_in_visita_il_pertini_dice_no-13712652/?ref=HREC1-6 http://www.tempi.it/liceo-di-genova-bagnasco-no-grazie http://sacerdotisposati.splinder.com/post/24311092/g8-la-scuola-diaz-dice-no-a-una-visita-del-cardinale-qui-bagnasco-non-entra http://liguria.indymedia.org/node/7119