Franciscan Monks Cruely Beaten

Country: Italy

Date of incident: August 28, 2008

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Unidentified hooded men attacked four Franciscan monks in their monastary in Turin. All four were hospitalized.

Unidentified hooded men attacked four Franciscan monks in their monastary in Turin. Three of the four are over eighty years old! All four were hospitalized. Police speak of robbery which does not explain why the attackers keep beating the monks with clubs severely even though they offered no resistance.

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