German customs officials have revealed they intercepted a package addressed to the Vatican that contained 14 condoms filled with liquid cocaine. About 800 souls live within the confines of the Vatican.Vatican

A government spokesman said a box packed with 340 grams of liquid coke, worth an estimated $55,176.00 dollars, was seized in January at the international airport in the eastern city of Leipzig.


The cocaine, posted from an unnamed South American country, was in liquid form. It had been poured into the condoms and placed in the package addressed to the main postal centre at the Vatican.

Authorities handed the parcel to a Vatican police officer with the aim of laying a trap.liquidcoke

But the box was not claimed. German investigators believe the intended recipient, who remains unknown, was tipped off about the interception. source

The Vatican office of Interpol is working on the investigation with the Leizpig prosecutor’s office, which could not be reached for comment.