News has come in this afternoon that London police have arrested five men in relation to a potential threat against the Holy Father.
Details are few, but some reports say they are not British citizens but of Arab origin.
In a verbal statement to the press, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi said the Vatican have complete trust in the police, there was no need to change plans and the police were taking the necessaary measures. The situation isn’t particulaly dangerous he said, adding that he remembered the situation was more dangerous in Sarajevo. “The Pope is happy about this trip and calm,” Fr. Lombardi said, and recalled the words the Pope made on the plane in which he said that...READ MORE