Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Baby Jesus statue stolen from North Van church

RCMP look for clues at St. Pius X Parish
(Parishioner Kevin Smith and his daughter Charlotte gaze at the empty manger outside St. Pius X Church
Photo credit: Mike Wakefield, North Shore News.)
Unfortunately a New Year's Grinch has caused consternation at a North Van parish. At St. Pius X Parish, the manger that used to hold a baby Jesus statue is now empty.
“Our (RCMP) members, along with 15 others from the parish, searched the surrounding wooded areas with negative results. We’re certainly advising our members to be on the lookout for it,” said Cpl. Richard De Jong, North Vancouver RCMP spokesman. “We’re hoping someone, out of good conscience, returns it to its rightful manger.”
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