A crucifix has been returned to its rightful place in a church in the Bronx, five days after it was stolen.
Police said the 5-foot-tall, 3-foot-wide crucifix was stolen from the lobby of Saint Anthony of Padau Roman Catholic Church on East 166th Street in Morrisania on Wednesday.
Police said someone broke into the Mary Immaculate Church on Browns Lane and stole a three-inch by five-inch gold crucifix.
David Jimenez often prayed before the outdoor crucifix at St. Patrick’s Church in Newburgh for his wife who was diagnosed with cancer.. Now, he’s suing the church for $3 million.
David Jimenez believed his devotion to a crucifix was responsible for his wife being cured of cancer. Well, the crucifix fell on him, crushing one of his legs, which had to be amputated.