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  • Stolen Columbus letter from 1493 to return to Vatican

    Stolen Columbus letter from 1493 to return to Vatican

    • Aug 25, 2017

    A stolen copy of a letter Christopher Columbus wrote about the New World is headed home to the Vatican, after spending more than a decade in a private collection in Atlanta. The letter was apparently stolen from the Vatican Library and made its way to the United States. In it, Columbus describes his experiences in the New World, and the content was once turned into a popular pamphlet.

  • 82-year-old priest attacked and robbed outside Kansas City church

    82-year-old priest attacked and robbed outside Kansas City church

    • Oct 27, 2016

    An 82-year-old priest is recovering in a hospital after he was assaulted outside of Blessed Sacrament Church in Kansas City, KS, last Friday, after his two attackers, believed to be teenage boys, struck him in the head and stole his wallet and car.

  • Massachusetts women charged for stealing nun’s rosary

    Massachusetts women charged for stealing nun’s rosary

    • Aug 22, 2016

    Two Massachusetts are charged with stealing a rosary from a Daughters of Mary of Nazareth nun, after the sister was threatened at knife-point and opened her satchel to show her assailant that she didn’t have any money.

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