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  • Two are arrested in school bomb attack (Brindisi Italy)

    05/21/2012 5:07:50 AM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 7 replies
    Times of Malta ^ | May 21, 2012
    Italian police have arrested two suspects over the bombing of a school that killed a 16-year-old girl and seriously injured five more teenagers, media reports said yesterday. The men were identified from security cameras at the vocational school in the southern city of Brindisi, where the bomb ripped through a group of students as they waited to begin classes early Saturday. One of the suspects is an ex-soldier with knowledge of electronics, the daily Corriere della Sera reported, citing local news website Brindisireport. Melissa Bassi died from her injuries in hospital, an only child from a working-class family who was...
  • Lone Bomber, Not Mafia, Sought for Italy School Attack

    05/21/2012 1:44:11 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    REUTERS ^ | Sun May 20, 2012 3:31pm EDT | By James Mackenzie
    SNIPPET: "Dinapoli said police already had a facial composite picture of the suspect they believe was behind the attack which killed 16-year-old Melissa Bassi." SNIPPET: "He said investigators had acquired "significant" video evidence that suggested one man had set off the device which exploded as pupils were getting off a bus for the start of lessons on Saturday morning. The footage showed a man of about 50-55 years of age activating a remote control to detonate a rudimentary bomb made of three gas canisters hidden in a container outside the school gates, he said."
  • VIDEO: Mafia Horror In Southern Italy: Bomb At School Named For Anti-Mafia Hero Kills Two Students

    05/19/2012 4:35:50 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 5 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 05/19/12 | Friends of Ours
    A bomb at a vocational school in the port city of Brindisi on the Adriatic coast in Southern Italy has killed two students and injured another five as classes were preparing to start this morning as reported by David Batty for The Guardian. The school was named in honor of the wife of anti-Mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone after both were slain almost exactly twenty years ago as reported by Nick Squires for The Telegraph: "the prosecutor, his wife and their three bodyguards were killed on May 23 1992, when the Sicilian Mafia planted half a tonne of explosives on the...
  • On St. Lawrence of Brindisi

    03/23/2011 10:46:16 PM PDT · by ELS · 3 replies
    Zenit News Agency ^ | March 23, 2011 | Benedict XVI
    On St. Lawrence of Brindisi "All His Activity Was Inspired in His Great Love for Sacred Scripture" VATICAN CITY, MARCH 23, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the catechesis Benedict XVI gave today during the general audience held in St. Peter's Square. In his Italian-language address, the Pope continued with the catecheses cycle on the Doctors of the Church, focusing his reflection on St. Lawrence of Brindisi (1559-1619). * * * Dear brothers and sisters, I still remember with joy the festive reception I was given in 2008 in Brindisi, the city that in 1559 witnessed the birth of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-21-05, Opt, St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of Church

    07/21/2005 7:27:42 AM PDT · by Salvation · 23 replies · 240+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 07-21-05 | New American Bible
    July 21, 2005Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Thursday 32 Reading IEx 19:1-2, 9-11, 16-20b In the third month after their departure from the land of Egypt,on its first day, the children of Israel came to the desert of Sinai.After the journey from Rephidim to the desert of Sinai,they pitched camp. While Israel was encamped here in front of the mountain,the LORD told Moses,"I am coming to you in a dense cloud,so that when the people hear me speaking with you,they may always have faith in you also."When Moses, then, had reported to the LORD the response...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 7-21-03, Optional, St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor-Church

    07/21/2003 7:43:12 AM PDT · by Salvation · 9 replies · 148+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 7-21-03 | New American Bible
    July 21, 2003Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Monday 32 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading IEx 14:5-18 When it was reported to the king of Egyptthat the people had fled,Pharaoh and his servants changed their minds about them.They exclaimed, "What have we done!Why, we have released Israel from our service!"So Pharaoh made his chariots ready and mustered his soldiers–six hundred first-class chariotsand all the other chariots of Egypt, with warriors on them all.So obstinate had the Lord made Pharaohthat he pursued the children of Israeleven while they were marching away in triumph.The Egyptians, then, pursued them;Pharaoh's...