MONTERODUNI, ITALY - 29 SEPTEMBER 2017: The statue of Saint Michael Archangel is seen here in the church of Monteroduni after the return ceremony in Monteroduni, Italy, on September 29th 2017.
The 14th century statue of Saint Michael Archangel, stolen from the church of Monteroduni in January 2016, is among more than 100 stolen valuable religious artifacts worth more than 7 million euros recovered by the Commando Carabinieri Tutela Patrimonio Culturale (Command of Carabinieri for the Safeguard of Cultural Heritage), or CCTPC. The operation was led by Paolo Albano, prosecutor of Isernia. It was returned to the church and population of Monteoroduni after several months of investigation.
- ©2017 Gianni Cipriano
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