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Rural Andean churches plagued by sacred art theft
In this Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, workers from the Culture Ministry display a recovered 18th century painting by an anonymous artist depicting Jesus in La Paz, Bolivia. This painting titled "Jesus con la Cruz a Cuesta" was stolen from the San Pedro de la Paz church in Bolivia on June 11, 2003, and recovered in the Peruvian capital of Lima in April 2005. Increasingly bold thefts plague colonial churches in remote Andean towns in Bolivia and Peru, where religious and civil authorities say cultural treasures are disappearing at an alarming rate. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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