CHICAGO (CBS) — One of Chicago’s most iconic churches has been targeted by thieves.
The Archdiocese of Chicago said the thieves have been brazen enough to waltz into unauthorized areas of church offices at Holy Name Cathedral, and steal from the offerings.READ MORE: Woodstock Woman's Car Gets Damaged, Then Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Because She Called Police 2 Hours Too Late
Police said the Archdiocese reported two men were seen repeatedly trespassing at the church in March and April. When weekly collection money appeared to be coming up short, church officials discovered evidence of repeated trespassing.
It was not immediately clear if the thieves were caught on surveillance video, but police said investigators are looking for two males believed to be responsible for the crimes.READ MORE: At Least 4 People Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago
No description of the perpetrators has been released.
Area North detectives were investigating.MORE NEWS: Colin Powell, First Black Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Of Complications From COVID-19
In the meantime, parishioners have been asked to pray while church leaders try to determine the full extent of the losses.