Pope Francis spoke to the diplomatic corps and amongst other things, said, "Hence it is important to intensify dialogue among the various religions, and I am thinking particularly of dialogue with Islam."
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Terrorist Attacks
November 18, 2015
U.S. Embassy Rome informs U.S. citizens that the following locations have been identified as potential targets in Rome and Milan for terrorist attacks:
- St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City (Rome)
- the Duomo and La Scala in Milan
- General venues such as churches, synagogues, restaurants, theatres, and hotels in both cities are possible targets as well.
U.S. citizens are advised to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings. We encourage U.S. citizens to monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities.