Zero Hedge: It’s being widely reported that Italian police are investigating a threat made on Pope Francis’ life after a mysterious envelope addressed to the pontiff was intercepted at a mail sorting facility near Milan.
“For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.” Luke 8:17
“Law enforcement in Milan is investigating the source of an envelope containing three bullets addressed to the pope, Italian paramilitary police said Monday,” the AP reports. Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera described that they were 9-millimeter caliber bullets.
The suspicious envelope was reportedly sent from France but left few other details in terms of the identity of the sender. It was found during overnight sorting.
The AP notes further:
The envelope was addressed by hand in pen to: “The Pope, Vatican City, St. Peter’s Square, Rome,” and contained three bullets presumed to be for a pistol and a message referring to financial operations at the Vatican.
The financial scandal-related message is interesting given that an unprecedented Vatican trial is still underway, likely to result in the downfall of a very senior cardinal. It’s centered on shady London real estate purchases and mismanaged funds that were intended for charity. Read More