A dire note as the year begins.
First, from Express about Catholics under siege at a parish near Milan.
‘They’ll LYNCH us!’ Church PLEADS with police for assistance in evicting migrants
A CHRISTIAN priest has pleaded for help in evicting a group of migrants squatting in a nearby building – with the church warning “we can’t wait for them to come and lynch us”.
They said the group of “North Africans” were chasing church-goers, scaring children and putting the area “under siege”.
They also said a collection box at the church in Italy had been forced open – sparking a furious reaction from Father Francesco Inversini.
He said the migrants, sheltering in a building near the church of Cristo Re in Milan were “free to do” anything.
The church’s administrator, who only wanted to be identified as Tommasso for fear of reprisals, went further.
He warned the migrants were part of an ongoing crime spree in the area – and claimed the church’s staff could be lynched if police do not do anything.
Tommasso said: “I do not say my name because those guys can kill me, but here, parents and parishioners are angry.
There’s some video.
Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us.
St. Lawrence of Brindisi, pray for us.
St. Pius V, pray for us.
Martyrs of Otranto, pray for us.
Our Lady of Victory, pray for us.
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.