Libya: bishop laments desecration of cemetery
CWN - June 07, 2011
The apostolic vicar of Tripoli has condemned the desecration of an Italian cemetery by Libyans angered by NATO airstrikes. Libya was an Italian colony from 1912 to 1947.
“We must make it clear that the cemetery should be respected as a sacred place,” said Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, who called the described the desecration as “an act of evident anger. Tension is very strong, and people are angry.”
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