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Protected: Burgos (Spain) – Looting lay in the house of God

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

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Protected: Mexico | El robo de arte sacro creció 600% en 20 años

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

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Protected: Churches improving security to deter crime – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

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Protected: Stolen in Bolivia, recovered in the U.K. – Llegan a Bolivia cuadros del siglo XVII robados y recuperados en Inglaterra – ABC.es – Noticias Agencias

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

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Protected: Religious antiques stolen from Wayne synagogue

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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Protected: Church artefacts stolen in Famagusta – Cyprus Mail

Monday, September 5th, 2011

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La Spezia – Il colpo della Pieve; return of stolen “Jacobus SPINOLOTUS SENT PINXIT DE, 1476,” 30 years after its theft from a parish church (thanks to very attentive Fabrizio Rossi of the Carabinieri!)

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Il colpo della Pieve - Citta della Spezia :: Cultura e Spettacolo - La Spezia http://www.cittadellaspezia.com/La-Spezia/Cultura-e-Spettacolo/Il-colpo-della-Pieve-92437.aspx September 4, 2011 La Spezia. Questo è un poliziesco e la prima scena è quella del delitto. Dunque è notte, piove e fa freddo. Suona come un cliché vero? Ma il fatto è che nella notte tra il 28 ...

Protected: South Africa – ‘Temple thefts may be drug-related’

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Protected: El hurto del Códice dispara la demanda de ‘vigilantes\’ del arte

Monday, August 15th, 2011

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Protected: Religious Artifacts Draw Criminal Gangs’ Attention in Mexico

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

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Protected: 10 Stolen Byzantine Icons Return to Greece

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

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Protected: La póliza no suscrita del Códice Calixtino

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

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Protected: Unbekannte haben in Eisenstadt eine besondere Christusstatue Burgenland gestohlen

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

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Protected: Risorgono le lunette di Santa Croce Al Museo del Duomo i dipinti rubati (The paintings, mysteriously disappeared from the Basilica of Santa Croce in Castle, were recovered by police in 2011. Cagliari holder a merchant who had already sold. The paintings are the master of the Navy, Joseph Deris)

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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Protected: Fiscalía, Iglesia y Cultura harán inventario del patrimonio eclesial

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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ekathimerini.com | Icon-smuggling ring uncovered

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Icon-smuggling ring uncovered http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_1_08/05/2011_390045 Scotland Yard has identified the alleged mastermind behind a ring that has been stealing religious icons from churches and monasteries in Epirus and Thessaly which subsequently ended up at European auction houses. According to the Greek authorities, police in Athens were informed of the identity of the mastermind, who is from Thessaly, ...

Suspects nabbed in theft of Judaica from Milan synagogue

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Police in Israel arrested four Israelis suspected of stealing precious Judaica from the main synagogue in Milan, Italy. The suspects, who were arrested Feb. 5 as part of an international operation, are accused of smuggling the Judaica to Israel for sale to collectors. All the stolen objects -- silver Torah crowns, rimmonim ...

Colombia – Roban y dañan imagen de la catedral en Palmira

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Roban y dañan imagen de la catedral en Palmira - diario El Pais. Una persona de la calle irrumpió el viernes de la semana pasada en la iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario del Palmar, La Catedral, declarado patrimonio nacional y destrozó la mano de la estatua del santo Domingo de Guzmán, una imagen ...

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche “St. Marien – Schmerzhafte Mutter” in Flensburg gestohlen

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche "St. Marien - Schmerzhafte Mutter" in Flensburg gestohlen. Die hölzerne Figur ist etwa 45 Zentimeter groß und stellt Maria mit dem gekreuzigten Jesus dar. Sie heißt so wie die Kirche "Schmerzhafte Mutter", teilte die Gemeinde am Montag ...

Ataque a templos sagrados en México

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Informe elaborado por la unidad de investigación del Centro Católico Multimedial (C.C.M.), en estrecho contacto con el Consejo de Analistas Católicos de México (C.A.C.M.) / 17 de enero.-Crece de un 2 a un 12 por ciento, el sacrilegio deliberado a recintos sagrados de las distintas Provincias Eclesiales de la república mexicana, según ...

MEXICO CONFISCA CARGAMENTO DE OBRAS DE ARTE ROBADAS EN ASIA

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

MEXICO CONFISCA CARGAMENTO DE OBRAS DE ARTE ROBADAS EN ASIA. Las autoridades mexicanas confiscaron un cargamento con 39 piezas y obras de arte robadas, pertenecientes a los siglos XVII y XVIII, traficadas desde Asia. Algunos de esos objetos pertenecen al patrimonio cultural de Singapur, motivo por el cual "no pueden ser objeto de ...

Mexico seizes 39 art treasures smuggled out of Singapore

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Mexico City –  A total of 39 Singaporean art treasures from the 17th and 18th centuries were seized in the Mexican port of Manzanillo after being smuggled into the Latin American nation, the Attorney General's Office said Monday. Federal investigators and tax inspectors were checking goods stored on the premises of the ...

Hunt still on for art stolen from Ligonier Township sporting club – Pittsburgh Tribune

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

For nearly seven decades, two paintings depicting outdoor "sporting" activities graced the walls of the prestigious Rolling Rock Club in Ligonier Township. The artworks by renowned equine artist Franklin B. Voss depicted foxhunting scenes, perfectly blending into the ambience of the private club known for its history of foxhunts and steeplechase ...

Painting by Aivazovsky “Ship at Sea” was stolen

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Painting by Aivazovsky \. Among the paintings that the robbers took from the  businessman Alexander Tarantsev’s near Moscow estate, were “The Cossack” by Ilya Repin and the “Ship at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky, Kommersant reports. Works by Shishkin, Savrasov and other Russian artists were also stolen. The robbers took diamond jewelry and antiques, some ...

Russia – $50 Million Art and Gem Theft

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Russia - $50 Million Art and Gem Theft - NYTimes.com. The owner of a chain of jewelry stores lost about $50 million worth of paintings, diamonds and antiques in one of the more brazen recent thefts at country homes of the wealthy outside of Moscow. The burglars tied up security guards, retrieved ...

Argentina – Continúa la investigación por el robo a un museo – – Diario El SigloWeb Tucumán

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Se cree que los autores hicieron “inteligencia” al edificio de Congreso primera cuadra y que, inevitablemente, habrían tenido contacto con comerciantes de la zona. Ellos podrían aportar pistas. 14/01/2011 11:22 PM | La investigación del robo de “boqueteros” al Museo de Arte Sacro se desarrolla a paso lento, según indicaron fuentes vinculadas a la pesquisa. Las tareas ...

Precious artworks stolen from Russian oligarch — RT

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

A collection of paintings, including works by Ivan Shishkin, Ilya Repin and Ivan Aivazovsky, was stolen Wednesday night from the country residence of a Russian businessman, art patron and collector of Russian painting and icons. Precious artworks stolen from Russian oligarch — RT.

Robaron obras de valor del Museo de Arte Sacro

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Efectivos de la Seccional Primera investigan el robo que se registró en el Museo de Arte Sacro en calle Congreso 53, al ingresar por los techos del lugar y apoderarse de varias obras de arte. Efectivos de la Seccional Primera investigan el robo que se registró en el Museo de Arte Sacro en calle Congreso ...

Essex churches among worst in UK for metal theft

Monday, January 10th, 2011

CHURCHES in Essex have become among the worst in the UK for being stripped bare by metal thieves. In the last year several churches across the county have been targeted by crooks on the prowl for valuable metal. Several have suffered thousands of pounds damage as thieves have stripped them of copper ...

Costa Rica – Thieves target works by celebrated Tico artist Rafa Fernandez

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

A band of Costa Rican art thieves has collectors on guard and detectives on edge. The search is on for some of Costa Rica's most famous paintings. Ronald Reyes | Tico Times Precious Paintings: “Presagios de la Guerra,” a painting by renowned Tico artist Rafa Fernández, is probably safe in its home at the Costa ...

Rubata formella bronzea del’500 da statua Sisto V Camerino

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Rubata formella bronzea del \'500 da statua Sisto V Camerino - Marche - ANSA.it.

Gestohlene Königsfigur aus Krippe wieder aufgetaucht

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Bamberg (dapd-bay). Eine aus der Großkrippe am Schönleinsplatz in Bamberg gestohlene Figur der Heiligen drei Könige ist wieder aufgetaucht. more: Gestohlene Königsfigur aus Krippe wieder aufgetaucht.

Scottsdale gallery’s missing art worth half a million

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Art worth more than a half-million dollars has disappeared from a Scottsdale gallery that abruptly closed in November. Sedona artist Alan Wolton, 76, filed a report in December with Scottsdale police regarding seven missing paintings, some works valued at as much as $150,000. Wolton believes his paintings may have been sold by ...

Bilbao, Spain – Roban en un caserío un cuadro con medio siglo de antigüedad · ELPAÍS.com

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Agentes de la Ertzaintza han detenido en Gernika a dos hombres de 43 y 20 años acusados de robar en una casa de Lezama (Vizcaya) de donde se llevaron un cuadro de más de medio siglo de antigüedad, que posteriormente fue recuperado. Roban en un caserío un cuadro con medio siglo de antigüedad ...

Les onze toiles dérobées à Thalwil (ZH) sont des Warhol | 24 heures

Friday, January 7th, 2011

VOL DE TABLEAUX | Les onze tableaux volés durant la dernière semaine de décembre dans un appartement à Thalwil (ZH) sont des oeuvres d\'Andy Warhol.© Police cantonale zurichoise |ATS | 05.01.2011 | 18:51Ils comportent le même motif en différentes variations: un portrait du chanteur Mick Jagger. Les toiles portent les ...

ouest-france.fr – L’amateur d’art écumait les villas entre Vierville-sur-Mer et Ouistreham – Bayeux – Faits

Friday, January 7th, 2011

De mars 2009 à septembre 2010, près de cinquante maisons ont été cambriolées entre Vierville-sur-Mer et Ouistreham. « Cette affaire nous a tenus en haleine pendant plusieurs mois, confie un enquêteur de la brigade de recherche de Bayeux. C’est finalement un concours de circonstances qui nous a mis sur la piste du cambrioleur. » ouest-france.fr - L’amateur ...

India -Key suspect arrested in holy relic theft case –  National News – News – MSN India

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Thrissur (Ker) Jan 5 (PTI) A key suspect in the theft of three antique relics from a church in the district on November 30 has been arrested, police said today. The relics belonging to the Holy Cross Church at Mapranam area here are believed to be associated with the Crucifixion of Christ. Head ...

Theft during transport – Koloman Moser masterpiece disappeared en route to UK

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2011-01-04/5833/Koloman_Moser_masterpiece_disappeared_en_route_to_UK A painting bought in an auction in Vienna for more than 100,000 Euros was stolen during transport to the United Kingdom, it has been reported. Viennese newspaper Heute reports today (Tues) that a self portrait by late Austrian artist Koloman Moser has been reported as missing. The painting was purchased by a London-based ...

Rubata la Madonnina del monte Pirio Tagliate le viti in acciaio che ancoravano la statua al masso della vetta. Un piano ben programmato per sottrarla

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

TORREGLIA. E' stata divelta dalla roccia la Madonnina del monte Pirio, collocata sulla sommità del colle sopra Torreglia appena due mesi fa, a protezione degli escursionisti dei Colli Euganei, da alcuni volontari dell'Associazione Giovane Montagna di Padova. Gli autori del gesto sacrilego, oltre che vandalico, hanno tagliato i quattro bulloni in acciaio ...

Cyprus – Fifth arrest in church theft

Monday, December 6th, 2010

A FIFTH man was remanded yesterday for six days after being implicated in the theft of religious artefacts from two Limassol churches. A police spokesman said: “after acquiring a testimony we have proceeded to arrest a 31-year-old man, he has been remanded for six days and investigations are underway to get ...