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Police: Catholic shrine in Jefferson County robbed of religious items

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – Police in Jefferson County are looking for the person(s) responsible for burglarizing a catholic shrine.

Authorities say someone broke into the gift shop of the Black Madonna Shrine and Grottos in Pacific.

The thief allegedly stole sterling silver religious medals and necklaces. The suspects also got away with $300 from a donation jar.

The Black Madonna refers to an old painting of the Virgin Mary believed to date to the earlier centuries of Christianity.

 

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