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An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church's Strangest Relic in Italy's Oddest Town

An Irreverent Curiosity In December 1983, a priest in the Italian hill town of Calcata shared some shocking news with his congregation. Their beloved relic, the pride of their village, had been stolen. And this was no ordinary relic: It was the foreskin of Jesus Christ. Some postulated that it had been stolen by Satanists. Some said the priest himself was to blame. Some even pointed their fingers at the Vatican.Journalis... Full description

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