Murder of Maria Laura Mainetti

Local nameCroce a Suor Maria Laura Mainetti
LocationChiavenna, Italy

The murder of Sister Maria Laura Mainetti took place on 6 June 2000 in Chiavenna, Sondrio, Italy. Mainetti, a 60-year-old Catholic sister and Sister of the Cross, was lured out of her convent and stabbed to death in a satanic sacrifice by three teenage girls, who later received prison sentences ranging from eight years and six months to twelve years and four months. Mainetti's death was declared a martyrdom by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and she is to be beatified on 6 June 2021, the twenty-first anniversary of her murder.

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Address 23022, Italy

Coordinates 46°19'29.506" N 9°24'33.109" E

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