Jewels of Image of Mary Stolen at Sanctuary in Rijeka

Country: Croatia

Date of incident: August 21, 2012

On August 21, 2012, the Holy See National Contact Point of the Apostolic Nunciature in Croatia reported that in the sanctuary of the Madonna of Trsat, Rijeka, golden jewels of the image of Mary, the mother of Jesus were stolen.

Source: Submission of the Holy See to the OSCE / Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for the Hate Crimes Report 2012; on May 27, 2013.