Espinar, Peru: Church Alter Attacked by Robbers

Posted on July 7, 2011 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Peru, Police/Military Activity, Religion, Social Issues reports that criminals robbed the church of Santa Ana in Espinar of its precious metal-plated ornaments adorning the altar in the church. The article says that residents in the Cusco province of Peru have been disturbed by recent reports of religious theft that left the city of Lambayaque without the Cross of Motupe. The police chief of this region of Cusco, Colonel Gaston Rodriguez had ordered an investigation to apprehend the criminals and return the stolen ornaments.Read Article

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