Washington D.C., Jun 28, 2021 / 18:00 pm
A monstrance was stolen from a Catholic Church in the Bronx, New York last Friday before the parish’s morning Eucharistic adoration.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) told CNA the theft occurred around 7 a.m. at St. Barnabas’ Catholic Church. The monstrance stolen from the parish is worth $10,000. The parish told CNA the Eucharist was not in the monstrance at the time of the theft.
The parish told CNA that Eucharistic adoration had been planned for 9:30 a.m. that morning.
Police have not yet identified the suspect, but are seeking public assistance in doing so.