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# Relic

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The Vatican has returned a relic believed to be from Jesus’ manger to the Holy Land
The thumb-sized relic was unveiled to worshippers at the Notre Dame church in Jerusalem.
'Priceless' stolen relic returned to Christ Church Cathedral after gardaí find it in Phoenix Park
The heart of St Laurence O’Toole was stolen in March 2012.
St Laurence O'Toole's heart found by gardaí six years after it was stolen
The 800-year-old relic was stolen from Christ Church Cathedral in 2012.
Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'
“It is exciting to think that these relics could in fact be genuine.”
Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral
“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”
Column: Atheist gatherings take the positive aspects of church like the sense of community and self-reflection
The Sunday Assembly, which takes place this Sunday is a gathering of a godless congregation of over 100 people, with ages ranging from 7 to 70.
Relic of Don Bosco stops in Liverpool ahead of Ireland tour
The casket is due in Ireland next month.
Man throws paint at ancient Catholic icon of Virgin Mary
Some believe the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, an ancient Polish icon of the Virgin Mary, can work miracles.
'Relic of the True Cross' stolen from Co Laois church
A 3mm-by-3mm piece of wood, kept in a pewter case, was stolen from a case inside Holy Cross Church in Co Laois.
Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral
The relic of the 12th century preserved heart has disappeared from its place in the city centre cathedral.
Pope John Paul II's blood to go on display for beatification
Four vials of blood were taken by doctors in the former pontiff’s final days.