Threats that communion wafers would he poisoned with cyanide were made in a blackmail letter sent to Bishop Tenhumberg of Munster, West Germany, at the weekend. According to a report in the Sunday Telegraph by David Shears, the letter said a child would be kidnapped and killed unless the bishop paid a £250,000 ransom.
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