Category Archives: Relics and Veneration

Relic Veneration and Theft

A story in the news from Italy yesterday sounded like it was straight out of a sixteenth-century broadsheet. A relic of Pope John Paul II’s blood was stolen from a church in the Abruzzo region. The relic at the church … Continue reading

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