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After tackling archbishop, trio Rio robbers repent

After tackling archbishop, trio Rio robbers repent

September 17, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 17 — A trio of thieves got less than they might have bargained for after robbing a man who turned out to be the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. The robbers realised their victim was Archbishop Orani Tempesta after they stopped his car and demanded he and his fellow passengers hand over their valuables. The three took Tempesta’s episcopal ring and chain, replete with crucifix, during the theft in Rio’s tropical but isolated Sumare district. But they left both... Read more

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