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Vatican spokesman denounces ‘new iconoclasts’ who threw Amazonian images into Tiber

October 23, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The two men who took Amazonian images from a church and threw them into the Tiber River are “new iconoclasts, who have gone from expressing their hatred through social media to acting in this way,” said Andrea Tornielli, editorial director of the Dicastery for Communication. Tornielli’s article also appeared on the front page of the Vatican newspaper (October 23 Italian edition).

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  • Posted by: rosemariedoyle9560 - Oct. 24, 2019 6:15 PM ET USA

    The iconoclasts disapproved of images of deceased holy people that were reminders of their virtuous lives and to call on their intercession. The objects thrown in the Tiber were pagan idols. BIG DIF!!