“Two of the three men arrested over the theft were described as drug addicts aged 23 and 24 who were known to the police for a range of petty crimes. A police spokesman said the men ‘did not understand the relic’s value’ and ‘cannot remember where they threw away the precious loot’, according to a report by the ANSA news agency.”

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2548926/Men-arrested-theft-relic-containing-blood-Pope-John-Paul-II-thrown-away-police-fear.html

 

Pope John Paul ll blood-soaked relic found in Italy

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25985579

 

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