Picón "disgusted" by theft and "worried" by landslides
Burgos Conecta, 10th Jun 2017.
Bells of Villacibio stolen
El Norte de Castilla, 8th Jun 2017.
Jessica Jones, iNews, 7th Jun 2017.
Outlook, 2nd Jun 2017.
AFP, The Local, 31st May 2017.
Outlook, 31st May 2017.
Stolen: More than 400 pieces of an archaeological collection that was to become a museum in Campillos
Fernando Torres, Diario Sur, 18th May 2017.
Menachem Wecker, Hyperallergic, 17th May 2017.
The theft of the altarpiece of Olivares
Agapito Ojosnegros Lázaro, El Norte de Castilla, 15th May 2017.
The Hermandad de la Resurrección denounces the theft of various jewels from the Virgin de la Aurora
Europa Press, La Vanguardia, 11th May 2017.
John Smith, EuroWeekly, 27th Apr 2017.
16th century Christ stolen from the chapel of the cemetery of Artea
El Correo, 27th Apr 2017.
Murcia Today, 24th Apr 2017.
Suspects in robbery of O Carballiño church sent to prison
La Voz de Galicia, 24th Mar 2017.
Other "Quimbaya" Colombian treasure pieces abroad and inside the country
Irene Hartmann, Cronica Del Cuinddio, 19th Mar 2017.
Arrest for theft of offerings and various jewels in seven churches
A. Rodriguez Ourense, Atlántico, 17th Mar 2017.
The enemies of historic heritage
Aludena Ruiz, El Diario, 13th Mar 2017.
Three arrested for theft from the Borbón-Dos Sicilias family
Noticias de Gipuzkoa, 6th Mar 2017.
Regional government will have more control over the items in Churches that it funds
Juan Capeáns, La Voz de Galicia, 2nd Mar 2017.
Resident of Calonge arrested for stealing a chalice from the church of San Martí
EFE, La Vanguardia, 28th Feb 2017.
John Smith, EuroWeekly, 23rd Feb 2017.
Young looters sack sites in the Comunitat Valenciana and sell them on the internet
J. A. Marrahí, Las Provincias, 13th Feb 2017.
Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered
Granada Hoy, 7th Feb 2017.
Association denounces looting and destruction of archaeological remains in Salamanca
La Vanguardia, 3rd Feb 2017.
Here's how the Armada is protected from pirates of underwater treasures
Gonzalo Araluce, El Español, 31st Jan 2017.
The Local, 31st Jan 2017.
Four sculptures of saints stolen from the hermitage of San Antonio in Frailes
Belén Ramírez, Alcalá la Real, 27th Jan 2017.
Blanca Ruiz, ACI Prensa, 23rd Jan 2017.
Associated Press, The New York Times, 22nd Jan 2017.
A Europol macrooperation results in the recovery of more than 3,500 art objects
La Vanguardia, 22nd Jan 2017.
A thief calls 112 after falling off the roof of the Church of San Pablo
El Periódico, 22nd Jan 2017.
The bishopric of Cádiz faces fine for abandoning early Christian church
Jesús A. Cañas, El País, 18th Jan 2017.
Prison for theft of a chalice and lottery money from an Onda church
El Mundo, 11th Jan 2017.
Arrests for theft in an Onda church
Paula Varella, Cadena Ser, 11th Jan 2017.
Two 500 kilo bronze bells stolen from the church of Porto do Son
Antena 3, 28th Dec 2016.
Brotherhood of Guillena restores the stolen crown and the Baby Jesus for midnight mass
F. Cabanillas, Arahal Información, 27th Dec 2016.
The looting of the Guanche mummies
EFE, RTVC, 19th Dec 2016.
Deborah Solon, Los Angeles Times, 17th Dec 2016.
A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should( )
Los Angeles Times, 14th Dec 2016.
Hole opened in the door of the chapel of San Anton in Cedeira to rob the chapel
Ana F. Cuba, La Voz de Galicia, 6th Dec 2016.
Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 6th Dec 2016.
Police arrested suspects in the robbery of the church and rectory of Cea
Faro de Vigo, 5th Dec 2016.
Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 4th Dec 2016.
Sixteenth century relic stolen from the Museum of Sacred Art and deliver to Local Police
David Gonzalez, El Correo, 29th Nov 2016.
Treasures in danger
David Navarro, Heraldo, 21st Nov 2016.
An ancient indigenous village of Tamaraceite dies forgotten, a constant victim of vandalism
Jennifer Jimenez, El Diario, 21st Nov 2016.
'Harry Potter fans' deface ancient 4,000-year-old megalithic tomb with Deathly Hallows symbol graffiti( )
Stephen Jones, Mirror, 17th Nov 2016.
CNA, Catholic News Agency, 16th Nov 2016.
James Badcock, The Telegraph, 13th Nov 2016.
Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered
El Diario Vasco, 10th Nov 2016.
Carved sculptures from the 16th and 18th centuries stolen from the church of Villaldavín
El Norte de Castilla, 8th Nov 2016.
Works of art in 'search and capture'
Carlos Fonesca, Voz Populi, 5th Nov 2016.
Religious ornaments and jewellery stolen from the church of Santa María in Ocaña
ABC España, 18th Oct 2016.
Loreto Velázquez, El Correo De Burgos, 14th Oct 2016.
Jordi Pérez Colomé, El País, 30th Sep 2016.
An anonymous letter reveals the theft of four bells from the Casa del Chavo C
Javier Martínez, Las Provincias, 27th Sep 2016.
A stolen tapestry that's price multiplied by ten after 'losing' its name.
Eduardo Bayona, Publico, 25th Sep 2016.
The "mysterious" disappearance of the remains of Diego Columbus
Mónica Arrizabalaga, ABC España, 25th Sep 2016.
Frank Westerman, BBC News, 16th Sep 2016.
The Leader, 11th Sep 2016.
Theft thwarted in the night at the church of Santa María de Laredo
Abel Verano, El Diario Montañes, 3rd Sep 2016.
Jewels of the Virgin of the hermitage of Tiagua stolen
La Voz de Lanzarote, 1st Sep 2016.
RT, 30th Aug 2016.
John Smith, EuroWeekly, 29th Aug 2016.
El hermano mayor de la Fe da por perdidas las 37 piezas de joyería robadas pese a la detención del ladrón( )
The head of La Hermandad de la Fe give up as lost 37 pieces of jewellery stolen, despite the arrest of the thief
Europa Press, La Informacion, 20th Aug 2016.
Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Aug 2016.
'Pink Panther' jewel thief gang arrested after stealing £280MILLION in 380 armed robberies as they tried to escape wearing joke-shop wig and fake glasses( )
Harvey Day, The Daily Mail, 6th Aug 2016.
Archaeological treasures of Alexander the Great and the daughter of Muhammed valued at 100 million stolen
Luis F. Durán, El Mundo, 29th Jul 2016.
Neglect and looting has ruined much of the industrial history of Cantabria
Álvaro San Miguel, El Diario Montañes, 22nd Jul 2016.
Lizzie Crocker, The Daily Beast, 17th Jul 2016.
Raphael Minder, The New York Times, 16th Jul 2016.
The facade of the hermitage of Calvario and it's stations of the cross destroyed by graffiti
Marbella Directo, 13th Jul 2016.
On year and three month for theft from a Romanian church in Roquetas
Diario de Almería, 13th Jul 2016.
One of the bell of Duález stolen
David Carrera, El Diario Montañes, 7th Jul 2016.
Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 30th Jun 2016.
Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested
CLM24, 30th Jun 2016.
Jewels robbed and 90,000 euros of damage caused in the parish church of Trinidad
Juan Cano, Diario Sur, 23rd Jun 2016.
Murcia Today, 22nd Jun 2016.
Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 18th Jun 2016.
El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos"( )
El Cabildo renews protection of petroglyph sites in Pico Bejenao after "acts of vandalism"
El Diario, 17th Jun 2016.
John Smith, EuroWeekly, 13th Jun 2016.
Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches
Europa Press, 9th Jun 2016.
Tricorns Against Plunder
E. Gancedo, Diario de León, 8th Jun 2016.
Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested
Diario de Alto Aragón, 4th Jun 2016.
Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo( )
Archaeologists ask administration for support to stop the looting of the site of Malamoneda in Toledo
Europa Press, La Vanguardia, 2nd Jun 2016.
La Policía recupera un óleo de Berruguete del siglo XVI robado a una iglesia de Lantadilla (Palencia)( )
Police recover a 16th century Berruguete painting stolen from a Lantadilla church (Palencia)
EcoDiario, 29th May 2016.
Nadia Khomami, The Guardian, 28th May 2016.
The crowns of the patron saint and the Esperanza of Hinojos stolen
José Javier Comas Rodríguez, Pasión en Sevilla, 27th May 2016.
Hide the valuable items of the churches from now on, one of the solutions
Ángel García, Zamora 24 Horas, 23rd May 2016.
The Government admits to robberies of 58 churches in Zamora between February and May.
I. Gómez, La Opinión de Zamora, 23rd May 2016.
Not Thomas Crown, but a hole-maker: the profile of an art thief in Spain
Rebeca Fernández, El Confidencial, 22nd May 2016.
More than 50 churches attacked since the month of March
Alejandro Bermudez, La Opinión de Zamora, 18th May 2016.
Thieves steal from and cause serious damage to the sanctuary of Carballeda in Rionegro
La Opinión de Zamora, 16th May 2016.
Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 13th May 2016.
Zamora held in check by continuous robberies of its religious heritage
Alberto Ferreras, ABC España, 13th May 2016.
Theft in the necropolis of Elorrio starts debate about the protection of heritage
Alain Salterain, Deia, 6th May 2016.
Gang busted for aggravated theft in churches
EFE, La Cronica de Badajoz, 5th May 2016.
The churches of Torres, Almendra, and Almaraz, latest "victims" of theft spree
La Opinión de Zamora, 5th May 2016.
The tabernacle of the Church of Perpetual Sorrow stolen
Radio Huesca, 4th May 2016.
Arrest for stealing two silver candelabras from the church of la Victoria
César Pérez Pacheco, Jerez Sin Fronteras, 3rd May 2016.
Thieves attack the temples of Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel, and Riego
La Opinión de Zamora, 1st May 2016.
Gold crown of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen from the church of Gallegos del Río
La Opinión de Zamora, 30th Apr 2016.
One of the three bells of the church of Carracedo stolen with the use of a crane
La Opinión de Zamora, 29th Apr 2016.
Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting
EFE, ABC España, 27th Apr 2016.
Emergency action protects the Quaternary cave of Moclín against looters
EFE, Granada Hoy, 19th Apr 2016.
3.5 years in prison sought for the theft of a 13th century baptismal font
Ricardo Sánchez Rico, El Norte de Castilla, 19th Apr 2016.
Three years in jail requested for four 'piteros' for archaeological looting.
Juan Esteban Poveda, Ideal, 6th Apr 2016.
The diocese estimated that 70%of the pieces stolen in this century have been recovered
Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.
10 valuable works stolen in the recent large plundering of sacred are have not been found
I. Elices, Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.
Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th Mar 2016.
The church of Jaén prays for help after the theft of the Custodia of Las Bernardas.
Javier López, ABC España, 14th Mar 2016.
Sky News, 13th Mar 2016.
Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 13th Mar 2016.
Piece of the paso de misterio of Ecce-Homo stolen.
A. Cañadas, Cofrademania, 10th Mar 2016.
Murcia Today, 9th Mar 2016.
Jessica Jones, The Local, 9th Mar 2016.
Osuna to restore the aqueduct looted for stone and the Junta will declare it BIC
Andalucía Centro, 1st Mar 2016.
Dozens of jewels and works of art are lost to robberies in churches
Antonio Botías, La Verdad, 29th Feb 2016.
Some of the bronze shells that mark the Camino de Santiago in Valladolid are stolen
Víctor Vela, El Norte de Castilla, 25th Feb 2016.
Biggest operation against against plundering in decades shelved after five years
Juan Esteban Poveda, Ideal, 24th Feb 2016.
Stealing virgins in León to fake the Mona Lisa
Verónica Viñas, Diario de León, 23rd Feb 2016.
Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2016.
Alan Clendenning, Associated Press, 16th Feb 2016.
Pedro Fernández Barbadillo, Libertad, 14th Feb 2016.
Three arrested for theft of gold and silver pieces from the church of Aes (Cantabria)
Europa Press, El Diario, 9th Feb 2016.
A vendor was selling Roman columns and vases on the internet
La Verdad, 9th Feb 2016.
Robberies in churches, heritage in danger
Fernando Pérez Ávila, Diario de Sevilla, 7th Feb 2016.
Three other robberies of religious art from churches clarified
El Correo De Burgos, 6th Feb 2016.
I24 News, 6th Feb 2016.
Two people implicated in 20 church robberies detained in Ourense.
Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 5th Feb 2016.
Doors forced on two Bande churches but nothing was taken
Laura Fernández, La Region, 4th Feb 2016.
Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina
AFP, Ecuavisa, 3rd Feb 2016.
Baroque tabernacle from the church of Olveira solen and fire started in the sacristy
Javier Romero, La Voz de Galicia, 3rd Feb 2016.
Sally Palomino, El País, 29th Jan 2016.
Associated Press, 28th Jan 2016.
Police arrest suspect in the robbery of liturgical pieces from Corpus Christi.
Sevilla Directo, 27th Jan 2016.
Police recover silver chalice stolen from a Zamora church
La Opinión de Zamora, 27th Jan 2016.
Three churches in Sevilla and Lugo attacked and profaned
La Gaceta, 26th Jan 2016.
Actuall, 25th Jan 2016.
The treasure of the Quimbayas
Óscar Domínguez G., El Universal, 25th Jan 2016.
Up to 2 years in prison sought for three involved in the sale of art stolen from churches
El Norte de Castilla, 24th Jan 2016.
Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million
José Ramón Villalba, Ideal, 20th Jan 2016.
Looted: a 2000-year-old mosaic in the Roman Villa of Río Verde in Marabella
J.J. Madueño, ABC España, 13th Jan 2016.
Three arrested for the theft of more than 200 pieces from churches in Burgos province.
Pablo Morquecho Martínez, Tribuna Salamanca, 12th Jan 2016.
Giles Richardson, Apollo, 4th Jan 2016.
Baby Jesus and statue of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen in Valencia
EFE, Diario d Sevilla, 1st Jan 2016.
Church door broken down to steal crown of the patron saint of Guillena
Juan Carlos Romero, ABC España, 24th Dec 2015.
Josep Playá Maset, La Vanguardia, 20th Dec 2015.
Fire destroys two pieces of religious art from the 16th century
Diario de Mallorca, 19th Dec 2015.
Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 17th Dec 2015.
The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga
Pedro García Martín, El Mundo, 14th Dec 2015.
El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección( )
The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection
Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 13th Dec 2015.
Violent robbery in the Church of the Carmelitas in Peñaranda, manager bound
Raúl Martín, Salamanca 24 Horas, 10th Dec 2015.
The other treasure
Almudena Lopesino, Cadena Ser, 6th Dec 2015.
Art, millions, and lusts: the story of the theft of The Codex Calixtinus
Eva Lamarca, Vanity Fair, 4th Dec 2015.
The Puerta Santa is open, but this isn't a Holy Year
Xurxo Melchor, La Voz de Galicia, 29th Nov 2015.
Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 26th Nov 2015.
Virgin decapitated to steal her crown
Alfonso Alba, Cordopolis, 26th Nov 2015.
In the footsteps of fake Picassos, Goyas, and Benlliures
EFE, Las Provincias, 26th Nov 2015.
Silver 18th century lantern stolen from the Cathedral in 1977 recovered
EFE, La Verdad, 26th Nov 2015.
Robbery of a virgin that was mutilated in a Cordoba church is being investigated
Europa Press, 26th Nov 2015.
Artist denounced for "profaning" consecrated hosts that were stolen from churches
La Región, 23rd Nov 2015.
Loot archaeological sites and announce it on the internet: bad idea
Lukor, 23rd Nov 2015.
Historic heritage is everyone's
El Día de Córdoba, 16th Nov 2015.
Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration
Daniel Domínguez, Faro de Vigo, 14th Nov 2015.
The Heritage Police Unit investigated the robbery of San Clemente
La Tribuna de Toledo, 6th Nov 2015.
TelesurTV, 27th Oct 2015.
One year in jail for robbing the church of Feáns
Tania Suárez, La Opinión a Coruña, 23rd Oct 2015.
The church of Balerma is looted
Fran Gavilán, Ideal, 20th Oct 2015.
Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón
ABC España, 17th Oct 2015.
Person accused of stealing the medallion of a Virgin claims it was their grandmother's
P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 1st Oct 2015.
Lola González Giraldós, Infovaticana, 30th Sep 2015.
Two Goyas stolen from a house in Madrid
Manuel Morales, El País, 26th Sep 2015.
Prison sentence for theft of the crown of the Virgin
P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 25th Sep 2015.
Esther Sánchez, El País, 16th Sep 2015.
Murcia Today, 8th Sep 2015.
Jewelry pieces stolen from the Virgen del Carmen in the church of Santo Ángel
ABC España, 4th Sep 2015.
Second person arrested for robberies of 22 churches and chapels
Alberto Abascal, Diario Palentino, 31st Aug 2015.
El Carpio man arrested for theft from Malpica church
La Tribuna de Toledo, 29th Aug 2015.
Laura Wagner, NPR, 27th Aug 2015.
An expedition to document the treasures left by Odyssey
Joaquín Ferrandis, El País, 27th Aug 2015.
Two religious relics "of great emotional value" disappear from the parish of Berja
María Torres, Ideal, 27th Aug 2015.
Third robbery of a church in Guadalajara, this time in Alcolea del Pinar
ABC España, 25th Aug 2015.
Man alleged to have committed the robberies of 22 churches in León, Zamora, Palencia and Valladolid arrested
iLeon, 25th Aug 2015.
The Local, 24th Aug 2015.
Robberies by breaking and entering at the churches of Utande and Mudux
Redacción/EFE, GuadaQue, 21st Aug 2015.
Consultation over the looting of the remains of eleven ships in the state of Florida
Jesús García Calero, ABC España, 21st Aug 2015.
Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2015.
The triple disappearance of the Santa Paterna de Arnois
Rocío García, La Voz de Galicia, 19th Aug 2015.
Investigation into the nighttime robbery of various pieces from the San Pío V museum
Levante, 18th Aug 2015.
Marlon Ramtahal, NBC, 12th Aug 2015.
An ecclesiastical booty
Ignacio Cabanes, Levante, 9th Aug 2015.
Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 4th Aug 2015.
Chalice stolen from the parish church of San Juan Bautista Estella
María Puy Portillo, Diario de Navarra, 30th Jul 2015.
Two medals stole from Our Lady of Sorrows in Villanueva del Trabuco
Rocío Luque, La Opinión de Málaga, 30th Jul 2015.
Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation: Application of Spanish Law of Adverse Possession Vests Title to Pissaro Painting in Spanish Museum, Not Original Owner's Heirs( )
Kevin P. Ray, The National Law Review, 10th Jul 2015.
Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes
La Rioja, 10th Jul 2015.
Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia
Religión Digital, 4th Jul 2015.
A gang that robbed antiquities in chapels of the southwest arrested
Asturias 24, 26th Jun 2015.
AFP, Yahoo News, 22nd Jun 2015.
Theft of heritage in Spain: Who is behind this? How does the black market function?
Rodrigo Carretero, Huffington Post, 21st Jun 2015.
Attempt to sell 187 archaeological objects on the internet
La Opinión de Murcia, 17th Jun 2015.
Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés( )
Three arrested for stealing a bell from the church of Santiago that had been donated by a parishioner only days before
Diario Sur, 10th Jun 2015.
Looking for the thieves targeting capitals from the Romanesque churches of Soria
20 Minutos, 9th Jun 2015.
Perpetrator of a robbery of silver object from a parsonage in La Ribera arrested
Burgos Conecta, 9th Jun 2015.
Twenty arrested from a gang that planned to rob the statues of the church of Santiago
Diario de Almería, 22nd May 2015.
Spaniard hides sacred art stolen from Swedish churches in Tenerife
El País, 11th May 2015.
Church considers the possibility of making a replica of the image of the Virgin of Cristal
P. Enríque Méndez, Info Católica, 1st Apr 2015.
Spanish News Today, 26th Mar 2015.
Five rings stolen from the Virgin of Servitas
Diario Córdoba, 21st Mar 2015.
17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin
Patricia González, El Norte de Castilla, 17th Mar 2015.
Theft of the small Virgin of Cristal, possible motive for the crime in Celanova
ABC España, 16th Mar 2015.
Murcia Today, 5th Mar 2015.
The historic plunder of the temple
Diario de León, 4th Mar 2015.
Interpol tracking 75 works of art stolen from Aragon
E. Pérez Beriain, Heraldo, 4th Mar 2015.
The strange robbery of the treasure of the old cathedral of Vitoria.
Francisco Góngora, El Correo, 3rd Feb 2015.
The crown of the Virgen de la Piedad of Villanueva de Alcardete stolen
E. Quintanar Villanueva, ABC España, 5th Jan 2015.
Treasure hunters of the Spanish Main
Fernando Pérez Ávila, Diario de Sevilla, 4th Dec 2014.
Two men arrested who intended to rob a Palencia church
EFE, ABC España, 1st Dec 2014.
Four detained for the theft of copper from walls in Nalón, Tineo and Degañ
La Nueva España, 27th Nov 2014.
Parish commissions a copy of paintings stolen in 1987, Spain
Álvaro Pinela, El Adelantado, 24th Nov 2014.
Mazarrón Council calls for measures to protect Phoenician ship; Spanish
Murcia Economía, 5th Aug 2014.
San Diego Jewish World, 11th Jul 2014.
The Civil Guard takes preventative measures against the underwater looting
El País, 11th Jul 2014.