SOC: Santa Maria Maggiore/San Giovanni Laterano (Holy See)
Santa Maria Maggiore/San Giovanni Laterano (Holy See)
The Observer of the Holy See informed the Committee that over the last years extensive conservation work has been carried out in the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore. The Observer also gave details of a terrorist attack which damaged the Basilique of San Giovanni Laterano. The Committee expressed its concern about the cultural heritage being the object of terrorist actions and transmitted its sympathy to the Vatican authorities.