Man faces charges for anti-Islam graffiti written on palace of Avignon papacy
Catholic World News - August 14, 2013
An Italian man faces criminal charges in France after he was arrested for scrawling anti-Muslim graffiti on the papal palace in Avignon, the ANSA news service reports.
Francesco Cattaneo could face up to 7 years in prison for defacing the walls of the Palais des Papas, the fortress where several Pontiffs lived in the 14th century. Prosecutors indicated, however, that he might escape severe punishment because “it doesn’t appear that he has any particularly Islamophobic ideology.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($15,965 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!