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September 30, 2010

UK church returning historic church bells to Chile

Posted at 12:58 pm in Similar cases

What is interesting about this story is that they are returning the bells because they felt that it was the right thing to do. There was no obligation to do so & no excess of pressure was required to make them realise that the should be restored to the location where they belonged.

From:
BBC News

10 August 2010 Last updated at 07:50
Historic bells sent home to Chile from Swansea church

Three historic bells which were rung and later displayed in a Welsh church for almost 150 years are on their way home to Chile.

The bells were shipped from Santiago to Swansea, originally intended as scrap, when the Jesuit cathedral of La Campania burnt down in 1863.
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