IG* announced the bombing on Christmas day in the Vatican

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photovacation pending the election of a new PopeIG* announced the bombing on Christmas day in the Vatican© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

One of the terrorist groups associated with Islamic state*, circulated a poster with a picture of the host machine to the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome, of a person, thereby warning about the planned attack on the Vatican on Christmas eve, reports British newspaper the Catholic Herald.

Catholic the edition with reference to the Institute for the study of the media of the Middle East (Middle East Media Research Institute; MEMRI) noted that the poster was created Wafa Media Foundation, the propaganda channel associated with ISIS*. The group also released a poster with a picture of a headless Pope Francis.

«A terrorist dressed in a white scarf and khaki, standing in front of several damaged or destroyed buildings. Near the head of Pope it is written «Jorge Mario Bergoglio», — reports the edition.

In December 2016, the truck rammed a Christmas market in Central Berlin, near the Church of Kaiser Wilhelm on Breitscheidplatz. The victims of the attack were twelve men, more than 50 were injured.

This year in one of the prayers, Pope Francis recalled the victims of attacks by Islamists around the world. «We ask the Lord to turn the hearts of the terrorists and free the world from hatred and murderous stupidity that is abusing the name of God, spreading death», — quotes the head of the Roman Catholic Church, «Vatican Radio».

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.