Tag Archives: Theft

Stolen relic of St John Bosco’s brain recovered

A relic of St. John Bosco, which had been stolen from an Italian basilica two weeks ago, has been recovered, the local Prosecutor’s Office reported. An urn containing a relic of St. John Bosco’s brain was discovered missing on June 3. The reliquary was kept in the Basilica of John Bosco in Asti, the saint’s

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Man caught purloining woman’s purse during Mass

An off-duty Police officer took down an alleged purse snatcher during Mass earlier this month. Worshipers at the church Wisconsin prayed for the 44-year-old Drew Marley of Menominee Falls after he had been arrested by the police. According to eyewitnesses at St Dominic church in Brookfield, the would-be thief  later creep-ed into one of the seats

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After break-in, Bishop Conley prays for burglar’s conversion

When Bishop James Conley’s residence in Lincoln, Nebraska was invaded and burglarized this weekend, he offered a message of forgiveness and called on the faithful to pray that the thief will discover Christ and return the stolen items. “One of Christ’s last acts on the Cross was forgiveness of a repentant thief,” Bishop Conley said

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