Forty Religious Objects Recovered After Theft in Ile de France Region

Country: France

Date of incident: March 20, 2021

Numerous religious objects such as statues, altar crosses, Stations of the Cross, reliquaries have been stolen between June and November. The police of Seine et Marne found around 40 objects linked to 26 thefts. The statues of St Joseph were found by an elected representative of the commune on an advertisement website. He contacted the seller and informed the police who went to his home in Montreuil and traced the other stolen religious objects.

Source: Christianophobie 

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