Churches have been a favorite target for art thieves for several years.

Sunday, it is the Saint-Corentin cathedral in Quimper (Finistère) which paid the price.

According to

Le Télégramme

, one or more individuals penetrated inside the religious building, in the middle of the afternoon, to steal several relics of Breton saints which were on the altar located at the level of the chapel.

A complaint was filed on Monday at the Quimper police station and an investigation opened after this theft, the financial damage of which remains unknown for the time being.

Last week, the Notre-Dame de Bonne-Nouvelle basilica located on Place Sainte-Anne in Rennes was also the target of thieves who seized a banner more than a hundred years old installed on the side of the altar. .


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