Police in Italy Hunt Thief Who Stole Saint’s Brain from Church 

A thief in Italy posed as a pilgrim and stole part of the brain of St John Bosco, one of the country’s most popular saints.The crime has caused a storm in the Catholic country, with police setting up roadblocks over the weekend as they stepped up their attempt to apprehend the criminal.He walked into a church at Castelnuovo, near Turin, which honors the 19th-century saint, and left with a glass case containing the relic. Devotees often visit the church to pray to it.John Bosco, also known as Don Bosco, was a priest who dedicated his life to helping deprived children. He founded the Salesian religious order and died in 1888. He was canonised in 1934.

Source: Police in Italy Hunt Thief Who Stole Saint’s Brain from Church | Heat Street

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