A Catholic church in Long Beach has been reunited with its piece of the patron saint of missing things. The 780-year-old relic of St. Anthony of Padua, a sliver of bone encased in a gold and silver reliquary, was stolen earlier this week. Police found the relic displayed in the living room of a 41-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of burglary, AP reports.
"St. Anthony is the patron saint of travelers and lost things, but today he's also the honorary saint of the Long Beach Police Department," said the church's pastor, crediting both hard work by police work and plenty of praying for the relic's recovery. (Read more relics stories.)