Relic of St John Bosco Stolen

Country: Italy
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Tags: Intolerance towards Religious Symbols | Hate Crime

June 02, 2017: The urn containing St John Bosco’s brain was stolen from the Salesian Basilica of Castelnuovo Don Bosco in the Piedmont region of Italy. The Archbishop of Turin, Bishop Cesare Nosiglia, has condemned the theft and urged return of the relic.