Posts Tagged ‘Emanuela Orlandi’

Vatican bones not those of missing girl Comments 0

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

An analysis of an enormous number of bones discovered in a Vatican cemetery during a search for the remains of missing girl Emanuela Orlandi reveal they cannot be hers. Hundreds of partially intact bones and thousands of bone fragments were studied by a forensic anthropologist and found to date from before the end of the Read more

Forensic experts to study ‘thousands of bones’ found in Vatican ossuaries Comments 0

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

During a search for the remains of a young Italian woman missing for more than 30 years, workers discovered an enormous number of bones inside two ossuaries in a building next to a Vatican cemetery. Further studies on the remains will be carried out starting July 27, but it was not yet possible to predict Read more

Bones found, tombs empty: mystery deepens in missing Vatican girl saga Comments 0

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Two sets of bones have been found in a stone slab, a tomb expected to have bones in it is empty and the remains of a Vatican schoolgirl missing since 1983 continue to elude searchers. The empty tomb in the cemetery of the Pontifical Teutonic College was supposedly the last resting places of two 19th-century Read more

Police to open Vatican graves in murder investigation Comments 0

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Two graves in a small Vatican cemetery will be opened in a renewed search for Emanuela Orlandi, a young woman who disappeared in Rome 36 years ago. Orlandi was a Vatican City resident and the daughter of a Vatican employee. She disappeared in Rome on 22 June 1983 when she was 15. In March this Read more

Vatican to investigate disappearance of teenage girl Comments 0

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

The Vatican has agreed to investigate the disappearance of teenage girl Emanuela Orlandi who disappeared in 1983. The daughter of a Vatican police officer, Orlandi was 15 when she left a music class on 22 June 1983. She has not been seen since. “The time has finally come to reach the truth and give justice Read more

Cardinal Parolin discusses skeleton found in the Vatican Comments 0

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Despite widespread speculation in the Italian media, the Vatican has not assumed the skeleton found in the Vatican Nunciature is Emanuela Orlandi, Cardinal Pietro Parolin has told reporters. Orlandi was 15-year-old Vatican citizen who disappeared 35 years ago. “I do not know who connected this case with Orlandi,” he added. Parolin told journalists the facts Read more

Human remains found at Vatican may be missing girl Comments 0

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Human remains have been found at the Vatican’s embassy to Italy in Rome. The Holy See says the police are investigating the find and that forensic experts have been tasked with determining the “age, sex and date of death” of the body. Rome’s Chief Prosecutor, Giuseppe Pighatone, has tasked the Scientific Police and a mobile Read more