Franciscan Monks Cruely Beaten
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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