Posts Tagged ‘Domenico Giani’

ISIS threat to Vatican real, but no sign of attack plans

Friday, March 6th, 2015

The head of Vatican security says ISIS militants have threatened the Vatican, but there is no sign of any planned attack. The commander of the Vatican gendarmes, Domenico Giani, said security patrols of the Vatican perimeter are always on high guard. “There are not only the threats of the Islamic State, but also the risk Read more

Valuable artworks in churches vulnerable to theft

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The head of the Vatican’s police force has told members of Interpol that valuable artworks in Catholic churches are often poorly protected from thieves. Domenico Giani, said many of these artworks are difficult to protect because they are in isolated church buildings where no anti-theft measures are employed, or in churches that are basically abandoned Read more