- Jul 7, 2020
A Catholic diocese in New Mexico says thieves stole a classic car officials were using to raise money for a vocations program.
Police say they have recovered four chalices that were stolen from a Roman Catholic church in Rhode Island.
Bishop Robert F. Vasa informed the Santa Rosa Diocese July 22 that a local pastor was recovering well from surgery for injuries he sustained in a car accident, but he also had to announce the incident had uncovered the priest’s “prolonged history of theft.”
A carefully orchestrated plan netted email hackers $1.75 million from a Diocese of Cleveland parish.
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.
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.