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Italian Missing Teen Emanuela Orlandi is Not in Vatican Tomb


VATICAN CITY–Pietro Orlandi didn’t know exactly what he should be hoping for as Vatican workers pried the heavy marble lids off a set of tombs in the Teutonic Cemetery inside the Holy See’s fortified walls Thursday morning.

If the remains of his sister Emanuela, who disappeared from near an Opus Dei church in the center of Rome in 1983 when she was 15 years old, were there it would mean that his hunch that the Vatican had something to do with her disappearance was right. If her bones weren’t there, he told The Daily Beast before the exhumation was set to begin, it means she could…



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