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Archive for the ‘theft religious objects’ Category

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Three antique relics have been allegedly stolen from one of the oldest churches in Kerala.

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Historical relics stolen from Kerala church The theft was reported at the Holy Cross Church in Mapranam, Thrissur where thieves broke open the doors and gained entry into the sacristy. The relics included a part of the Holy Cross on which Jesus Christ was believed to have been crucified, the blood stain ...