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St Laurence O’Toole’s heart stolen from Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral

by | 3rd, March 2012

WHO stole St Laurence O’Toole’s heart? St Laurence is the patron saint of Dublin. His preserved heart has been stolen from Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral, where it’s been kept in a wooden box behind iron bars. (If only all priests’ love organs were so out of reach.)

You need to be pretty sure of your spirit to steal a Saint’s heart. But, then again, sticking a human heart in a box is a little macabre.

A church spokeswoman says:

“They specifically targeted this, they wanted the heart of St Laurence O’Toole. It’s completely bizarre.”

The thief or thieves ignored the gold and candlesticks and went only for

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