Archive for the ‘Church theft’ Category

Protected: Vor Gericht: Ikonendieb will Millionen kassieren

Friday, December 21st, 2012

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Protected: Dublin pair held over theft of €20m relic from church / Gardaí in Co Offaly have recovered the 12th century shrine of St Manchan (Ton Cremers)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

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Protected: Churches, sacred spaces – easy targets for thieves? (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

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Church theft – Kunstgegenstände aus Kirche im Landkreis Ludwigslust entwendet

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Kunstgegenstände aus Kirche im Landkreis Ludwigslust entwendet http://www.mvticker.de/mv/news_id10394_kunstgegenstaende_aus_kirche_landkreis_ludwigslust_entwendet.html Region Ludwigslust | 02.11.2010 - 13:48:45 Ludwigslust/MVticker. Bei einem Einbruch in die evangelische Kirche in Leussow haben unbekannte Täter mehrere Kunstgegenstände entwendet. Unter den gestohlenen Gegenständen befinden sich u.a. vier Apostel- Figuren aus Holz, zwei Kerzenleuchter und ein Gemälde Martin Luthers. Die Täter sind nach bisherigen ...

malta – More than just jewellery taken in Zabbar church burglary

Friday, November 20th, 2009

by Elaine Attard The Zabbar church yesterday lost much more than just the jewels that adorned the parish’s statue of Our Lady of Graces when it was burgled on Saturday night. Zabbar vice-parish priest Josef Mifsud told The Malta Independent that the jewellery items just could not be valued. “Those jewels meant much ...

UNESCO pide leyes eficaces contra saqueo de arte sacro en México

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

UNESCO pide leyes eficaces contra saqueo de arte sacro en México Notimex El Universal México Martes 29 de septiembre de 2009 El organismo considera que deben registrarse, identificarse y catalogarse las obras religiosas para combatir su robo A fin de frenar el saqueo de arte sacro en México, la UNESCO propuso hoy en la ...

SmartWater treatment brings church in 21st century. A very modern security method has been used to protect a 15th century village church.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Dedham: 7:00am Friday 30th January 2009 A very modern security method has been used to protect a 15th century village church. The parish church in Dedham, which dates back to 1492, has been given the digital SmartWater treatment to guard it against theft. An all-weather colourless liquid, SmartWater contains a unique registered code which ...

France: Le pillage des objets religieux a triplé en 2007

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Christophe Cornevin | 05/12/2008. Les pillards ont dérobé 309 objets d'art religieux en France en 2007, soit environ 30 % de plus que l'année précédente. Branché en permanence sur les sites Internet des salles de ventes, l'Office central des biens culturels veille à ce que les objets mis à l'encan ne figurent ...

Thieves make off with Austrian church organ pipes

Monday, October 13th, 2008

VIENNA (AFP) — Thieves broke into a church in a small town in central Austria and stole scores of tin organ pipes, probably for their value as scrap metal, its pastor reported Monday. They dismantled and removed 122 tin pipes from the instrument, leaving only those in wood and tinplate, according ...

Carabinieri find tabernacle thanks to ICOM publication: 100 Missing Objects

Friday, July 18th, 2008

* Carabinieri find tabernacle thanks to ICOM publication: 100 Missing Objects. Looting in Europe. http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/644bd876975df679?hl=en * Mostre, torna a Roma il Vaso di Eufronio http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/12913e7a02dbe66f?hl=en * NAIROBI (AFP) - Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called Monday for the return of artifacts stolen during the colonial era as he stepped up efforts to boost the country's ...

Suspected church thief nabbed in France

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

* Mexico. De las 192 denuncias por robo de arte sacro presentadas entre los años 2000 y 2007, prácticamente todas están impunes hoy en día: 165 se archivaron pues no hay indicios, presuntos responsables o pruebas. Sólo 17 siguen en trámite. http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/2536f7cfe89c0dbf?hl=en * Delft Faculty of Architecture fire up-date (video) http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/cabcc2b8640af01b?hl=en * Now Jordan ...

France. Sept pièces d'art sacré, dont la valeur totale est estimée à 5 millions d'euros, ont été découvertes jeudi

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

* Mexico. De las 192 denuncias por robo de arte sacro presentadas entre los años 2000 y 2007, prácticamente todas están impunes hoy en día: 165 se archivaron pues no hay indicios, presuntos responsables o pruebas. Sólo 17 siguen en trámite. http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/2536f7cfe89c0dbf?hl=en * Delft Faculty of Architecture fire up-date (video) http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/cabcc2b8640af01b?hl=en * Now Jordan ...

Stricter Guidelines for Acquiring Antiquities

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

  * New Zealand. A caregiver stole a valuable painting from his disabled employer and sold it on the Internet using the pensioner's computer.  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/49a315b981a20cd3?hl=en * Exhibition at Cantor Center features masterpieces spared from Hurricane Katrina  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/5e0345fcc8568302?hl=en * Reward offered in theft of St. Charles sculpture  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/717df414294afc38?hl=en * U.K. Church stunned as thieves take Renaissance painting messages  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/50906c77fdecccdd?hl=en * French police ...

Armed robbery in Belgium Church

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Armed robbers attacked staff in Doornik church, Belgium and robbed a very valuable 8th century Byzantine cross. Estimated value € 25 million.