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Priest punched in face after defending teen against bullies

Incident happens during feast of Santa Lucia in Trani

(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 14 - An Italian priest was punched in the face after defending a teenager against bullies in Trani in Puglia Monday night, sources said Tuesday.
    One of the bullies, who had been throwing firecrackers at the boy, attacked Father Enzo de Ceglie after he stepped in in the boy's defence during celebrations for Santa Lucia.
    Father de Ceglie had to be treated in hospital for facial injuries. (ANSA).
   

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