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Practice Relating to Rule 27. Religious Personnel
Italy’s LOAC Elementary Rules Manual (1991) states that “specifically protected persons may not participate directly in hostilities and may not be attacked”, including military religious personnel and religious personnel attached to the civilian medical service or to the civil defence service. 
Italy, Regole elementari di diritto di guerra, SMD-G-012, Stato Maggiore della Difesa, I Reparto, Ufficio Addestramento e Regolamenti, Rome, 1991, §§ 7 and 12.
Italy’s Law of War Decree (1938), as amended in 1992, provides that chaplains attached to the armed forces must be respected and protected “provided they are not committing acts of hostility”. 
Italy, Law of War Decree, 1938, as amended in 1992, Article 95.