Saint’s 900 year old heart stolen

According to CBS News, the Irish saint’s heart had been on display in the cathedral since the 13th century. It was kept in a heart-shaped wooden box and was then locked inside a small, square iron cage that was mounted on the wall of a chapel dedicted to his memory. Someone cut through two of those bars and pried the cage open in order to steal the relic on Saturday.


Posted on March 7, 2012, in Ireland and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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