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Archbishop Clifford appeals for the return of the Relic of the True Cross
Archbishop Dermot Clifford, Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, has appealed to those who stole the Relic of the True Cross from Holy Cross Abbey to return it immediately. This precious Relic was taken yesterday evening from the Abbey near Thurles, Co Tipperary, by two people who cut through a steel door of a display cabinet.
Archbishop Clifford said “The sacred Relic is a portion of the True Cross upon which Our Lord was crucified. The high profile of Holy Cross Abbey rests primarily on its possession of this Relic. The Relic has attracted many pilgrims and other visitors to the..