Ancient Basilica Devastated By Italy Earthquake, Say Monks 

 

A strong earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck central Italy on Sunday, causing the collapse of more buildings in small cities and towns already shaken by tremors in the past two months.

The ancient Basilica of St. Benedict in the walled town of Norcia, almost 100 kilometers from Perugia, was devastated by the quake, the monks said. Images on television showed one side of the church reduced to rubble, and another church in the town center also collapsed.

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