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Vatican Re-Opens Missing Child Case

"The Vatican on Monday said it was opening a fresh probe into Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican teenager who mysteriously disappeared while returning home from a flute lesson in Rome on 22 June 1983. The Vatican's justice promoter, Alessandro Diddi, will make fresh inquiries into the disappearance of the 15-year-old girl, who was a citizen of Vatican City. The probe has been opened on the basis of suits filed in the past by her brother Pietro, sources said. Sightings of Orlandi in various places have been reported over the years, including inside Vatican City, but all have been unreliable. The girl's disappearance sparked an intense media frenzy in Italy that has resulted in the case being called "Italy's most famous unsolved mystery"."


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