Vatican police chief: religious art vulnerable to theft
Catholic World News - November 09, 2012
In an address to Interpol, the head of the Vatican police force discussed the vulnerability of religious art to theft, particularly in areas where churches are kept open but religious practice has declined.
Priceless religious art, said Domenico Giani, is also threatened “in countries where revolts are under way or there are internal struggles fed by a hatred so strong that people try to destroy anything that represents ‘the enemy.’”
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