Relics Stolen from Ventura, Calif. Mission

Parishioners at Mission San Buenaventura were stunned by their pastor’s announcement at Sunday mass: Someone had stolen relics from the 230-year-old mission, including two bone fragments from California mission pioneer Junipero Serra and two from St. Bonaventure, the mission’s patron

To sell on eBay, no doubt.

Do not buy relics.

How awful.

Either they’re going to sell the relics, or desecrate the relics.
In any case, the last acceptable prejudice had become the most acceptable one.

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