A small piece of wood believed to be a relic from the cross on which Christ was crucified has been stolen from Boston's Holy Cross Cathedral, police said.
Experts said the stolen relic could be destined for a private art collection.
The piece is one of the oldest possessions of the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. It disappeared sometime between 10 a.m. June 30 and 8 a.m. July 1, according to a police report.
"The case holding the relic in place at the bottom of a crucifix had been pried open...Full Story