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From the BBC:

This is an interesting bit of international Church relations, as a church near Swansea plans to return a set of Chilean bells to the original diocese after being sold for scrap after a fire.

“Before arriving at All Saints Church they were shipped from Santiago after a cathedral they were initially housed in burned down, killing 2,500 people.

Now the Chilean government has asked if they could return to South America.

Members of All Saints Church council said it was “right and proper” that they return home.

The three bells were initially housed in the Jesuit Church of Le Campana in the Chilean capital.”

The church the bells were taken from, as depicted before the fire:

And the bells now:


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