Pope John Paul II Relic Stolen from Cologne Cathedral

A cloth with a drop of the late Pope John Paul II’s blood was stolen from Cologne Cathedral, German police said.

CHR Comment: One wonders about the motivations for such a theft. The thief could not display the relic without gaining unwanted attention. If the relic is truly of low monetary value, so that money is not the motive for the theft, then how would the person who took it justify breaking the commandment of God, “You shall not steal?” (Exodus 20). How could they use it devotionally and expect to gain God’s blessing?

Source: Pope John Paul II relic stolen from Cologne Cathedral

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