Around 2,000€ Stolen from a Convent in Poppi

Country: Italy

Date of incident: December 21, 2021

The convent of the Benedictine monks of Camaldoli was the target of theft, at the end of October, while the religious gathered for prayer. About 20 cells were reported raided, with a total amount of missing items around 2,000€. The case is being investigated by the carabinieri of the Bibbiena company.

At the end of October, the Camaldoli convent, in the municipality of Poppi, was robbed by unknown thieves. They entered the convent at night, while the religious were inside the church celebrating the evening prayer of Vespers, breaking into the cells of the friars, turning them upside down, in search of money and valuables. 

The case was reported to the police who are investigating the case.


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