Pilgrims warned to watch out for Jubilee scams

ISIS not only threat during Holy Year, says Jubilee organiser

(ANSA) - Vatican City, December 4 - Pilgrims visiting Rome for the Jubilee were warned Friday to be on the look out for scams as well as any potential terrorist activity.
    "We ask pilgrims to be careful, to avoid scams," said Monsignor Rino Fisichella, speaking at a press conference ahead of the start of the Holy Year.
    "This is also a part of our security planning. There's not security just to protect against the threat of ISIS; there must also be measures taken to help avoid the pain of having something stolen." The archbishop warned pilgrims must be on the lookout for improper use of the Jubilee official logo, which only Vatican-approved services and products are able to use legitimately. "There are lots of people who may exploit the event and who aren't thinking about the spiritual meaning of the Jubilee," he said. "They prefer to see it as a source of income. The problem is that this source of income isn't legal."


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