Category: Church theft

Police in Italy fight back against theft of art from churches 

thelocal.it/20170913/police-in-italy-fight-back-against-theft-of-art-from-churches 13/09/2017 Most of the works of art were stolen from churches in southern Italy and some are nearly 500 years old. Italian police have recovered more than 100 works of religious art following investigations into 24 specific cases of…

Church theft – Kunstgegenstände aus Kirche im Landkreis Ludwigslust entwendet

Kunstgegenstände aus Kirche im Landkreis Ludwigslust entwendet http://www.mvticker.de/mv/news_id10394_kunstgegenstaende_aus_kirche_landkreis_ludwigslust_entwendet.html Region Ludwigslust | 02.11.2010 – 13:48:45 Ludwigslust/MVticker. Bei einem Einbruch in die evangelische Kirche in Leussow haben unbekannte Täter mehrere Kunstgegenstände entwendet. Unter den gestohlenen Gegenständen befinden sich u.a. vier Apostel- Figuren…

Carabinieri find tabernacle thanks to ICOM publication: 100 Missing Objects

* Carabinieri find tabernacle thanks to ICOM publication: 100 Missing Objects. Looting in Europe. http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/644bd876975df679?hl=en * Mostre, torna a Roma il Vaso di Eufronio http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/12913e7a02dbe66f?hl=en * NAIROBI (AFP) – Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called Monday for the return of artifacts…

Suspected church thief nabbed in France

* Mexico. De las 192 denuncias por robo de arte sacro presentadas entre los años 2000 y 2007, prácticamente todas están impunes hoy en día: 165 se archivaron pues no hay indicios, presuntos responsables o pruebas. Sólo 17 siguen en…

Stricter Guidelines for Acquiring Antiquities

  * New Zealand. A caregiver stole a valuable painting from his disabled employer and sold it on the Internet using the pensioner’s computer.  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/49a315b981a20cd3?hl=en * Exhibition at Cantor Center features masterpieces spared from Hurricane Katrina  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/5e0345fcc8568302?hl=en * Reward offered…