Relic of St. Anthony stolen from California parish
June 14, 2011
A relic of St. Anthony of Padua has been stolen from St. Anthony’s Parish in Long Beach, California.
The relic, which was last venerated publicly eight years ago, was scheduled to be venerated again on June 13, the feast of St. Anthony.
Police have released a sketch of a “person of interest” in the case.
- 800-year-old relic stolen from Long Beach church (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
- Religious relic of St. Anthony stolen from church (AP)
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