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Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3:03 a.m.

Thefts of religious treasures in Macedonia on the rise

LAZAROPOLE, Macedonia — The sumptuous altar screen in this village church rises in tiers of crimson, royal blue and gold leaf, all the way up to a crucifix flanked by dragons. Near the top, icon niches gape empty like blown-out windows.

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  • Headline: Thefts of religious treasures in Macedonia on the rise
  • Publication: Religion, Pages 12 on 01/25/2014
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