Eucharist cup

Tanzania ‘investigating theft of Eucharist cup’

Suspected thieves in Tanzania stole silverware used to store sacramental bread (Eucharist) from a Catholic church, local newspaper Mwananchi reports.

The theft of the cup known as ciborium, worth $2,150, happened last Sunday at Mkoka Catholic parish in the capital Dodoma.

Police are still investigating how the cup disappeared from the church premises. Nothing else was stolen from the church.

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No person has been arrested so far, the paper reported, quoting the head of the security team in the region.

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