• Short Summary

    Benjamin Mendoza Y Amor, who attempted to assassinate the Pope at Manila Airport on Friday (November 27) told a reporter at Manila's National Bureau of Investigation on Saturday (November 28) that he did not make the attempt on the Pope's life in the cause of publicity for his paintings.

  • Description

    Benjamin Mendoza Y Amor, who attempted to assassinate the Pope at Manila Airport on Friday (November 27) told a reporter at Manila's National Bureau of Investigation on Saturday (November 28) that he did not make the attempt on the Pope's life in the cause of publicity for his paintings.

    The 35-year-old Bolovian artist, who has stated that he is unrepentant and would try to kill the Pope again if he were set free, said his aim was to end superstitions such as Christianity which encouraged crimes like the Vietnam war.

    Mendoza told a reporter:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9F7U85IBUQZT6BLNN2O04KI2X
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F7U85IBUQZT6BLNN2O04KI2X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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