Fire set on church of San Matteo

Country: Italy

Date of incident: January 9, 2024

On January 9, someone set fire to wooden pallets leaning against the walls of the Salesian Oratory of San Matteo in Messina, Italy. The fire blackened the walls of the church and the pavement. The incident was reported to the police by the oratory's director, Don Gabriele Cardaciatto. "We consider certain behaviours to be absurd and unseemly incivility," said Raffaele Verso, President of the V Municipality of Messina.

Source: Giornale di Sicilia; News Sicilia

Picture: Giornale di Sicilia