Category Archives: Italy

Anonymous declares war on religion, targets Vatican and other religious websites

The internet group Anonymous has declared a “war on religion”, according to some websites, and targeted a number of religious websites, among them the Vatican’s. Other websites include those of Bethel Outreach International Church, Charlotte International Church, and Crossfire Ministries (see here and here … Continue reading

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Financial crisis leads to erosion of religious privilege in Italy

The news from Italy that the Vatican will have to pay property taxes on real estate not directly connected to religious activities has been extraordinary. According to this excellent article on Concordat Watch, previously Italian law allowed tax exemptions for … Continue reading

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