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Man sets himself on fire at the Vatican

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Posted at 6:34 AM, Dec 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-19 06:34:16-05

(CNN) — A 51-year-old man set himself on fire in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in Rome Thursday, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. The man was taken to a hospital. Neither his condition or his motivation were immediately clear.

From CNN’s Antonia Mortensen and Marilia Brocchetto