Chile: another church firebombed a day before pope’s visit

Posted January 15, 2018 11:49 pm by CNA Daily News

Chile: another church firebombed a day before pope’s visit

Santiago, Chile, Jan 15, 2018 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to Chile, an attack on a church was reported in the city of Melipilla, an hour outside of Santiago. This was the sixth attack on Catholic
churches in protest of the pontiff’s visit.

Local media reported that around 1:00 am on Sunday, masked individuals threw an explosive at St. Augustine Church, damaging the main door and part of the entrance. Police and firemen responded to the scene.

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