Posts Tagged ‘robbery’

Preacher robbed of $1M in jewellery during sermon

Monday, August 1st, 2022

A preacher was giving a sermon about keeping faith in the face of grave adversity when three robbers walked in. They showed guns and demanded property from him and his wife. They took more than $US 1 million worth of jewellery. Read more

Nuns shaken but hopeful after robbery

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

A community of Dominican nuns in Hawaii is shaken but hopeful after a burglar broke into their convent last week and stole a minivan that the nuns use for their ministry. “It was still a good running car, even if it was 13 years old,” Sister Bernarda Sindol told CNA. Read more

Man who stole from church leave “sorry” note

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

A man who broke into a Connecticut church and stole about $4,000 worth of electronics apparently felt enough remorse to leave an apology note. Members of the congregation told WVIT-TV he also left a note that said, “Pray 4 Me!! Sorry brothers. Save me,” and drew a little sad face. Continue reading

Twelve Church pastoral workers killed in 2012

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Catholic pastoral workers were killed at a rate of one a month last year — 10 priests, one religious sister and one lay person — and the most dangerous part of the world was South America. The Fides news service has published its annual document listing all the Church workers who lost their lives in Read more