Relic Believed to Be Fragment of 'True Cross' Missing From Catholic Church

San Francisco police are searching for a relic believed to trace back to 325 AD that went missing from a Catholic church on Thursday.
1:35 | 08/22/16

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Sunday mass at saint double its Catholic Church a time for prayer and reflection but today there was sad news for parishioners. Are. The church's most treasured relic stolen from this display case. Believed to contain a fragment of the true cross the true cross is a relic that goes back. 2000 years to the very process. Price himself for to be stolen in this kind of the very deliberate ways to certainly vote upsetting. But they're very very sad news. Here's a picture of the relic before the stuffed a tiny crucifix containing a sliver of what you don't do this accidentally bother Hurley shows us how a thief or thieves popped out of luck in the case had made off for the world elect leaving behind the red wax papal seal from the seventeen hundreds. It's just devastating devout parishioners like Suzanne abelow prayed up there were elect. Most every day it's like a piece of our new heights. Has been just. Pulled out. Hunt. Them little heartbeats gone. And we need to get it for somebody to doing it it's and I really must be out of their mind and I'm really sorry for them. But I pray for them. There were no witnesses to the crime and no security cameras inside the church police say with few clues there's little they can do we're hoping that. Teeth people have a change of heart and perhaps we can. Discovered again and restore. It's important that relic George church a side of the display case now last for the relics return. No questions asked.

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