2023 (EN)

President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella celebrated the Memory Day and Commitment in remembrance of the victims of the Mafia in Casal di Principe, where Don Peppe Diana was assassinated by the Camorra on 19 March 1994.
The President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso, who was moved, underlined the high symbolic significance of the visit and recalled the familiarity with Don Peppe, with Mother Jolanda, with Don Luigi Ciotti and the gift made by the family to the Museum of Peace: the chasuble, the breviary and many other cherished mementos of Don Peppe.
On his arrival, Mattarella paid homage at Don Diana's tomb and met his family members.
President Mattarella then went to the Guido Carli Technical Institute to meet the high school students of Casal di Principe.
At the end, President Mattarella visited the Sacristy of the Church of San Nicola di Bari where the murder of don Peppe Diana took place and visited the solidarity restaurant "Nuova Cucina Organizzata", opened in a property confiscated from the Casalesi clan.