City mourning today in Mascalucia, in the Catania area, on the occasion of the funeral of little Elena Del Pozzo, the child killed by her mother, Martina Patti, rea confesses, in a field near their home. Mayor Vincenzo Magra established this with a trade union ordinance. The funeral, officiated by Archbishop Monsignor Luigi Renna, will be held this afternoon, at 5 pm, in the Cathedral of Catania. To give everyone the opportunity to follow them, the live broadcast of the function will be broadcast on the Youtube and Facebook channels of the Diocese of Catania and on TV on Telecolor. “It is a duty – said the mayor – to represent to Elena’s family the closeness and solidarity of the entire citizenry, also in public and institutional form, as a sign of respect and profound participation in the deep pain of the relatives of the small and of the whole community “. In Mascalucia all scheduled public events will be suspended and flags will be displayed at half mast in all municipal offices. The Administration also invites “the owners of commercial activities, political, social and productive organizations and sports associations to express their participation in city mourning with the suspension of activities, as a sign of condolence, starting from 17”.
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