Organ, Pipes Stolen From Pittsburgh Church
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Officials at a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh have a holy mystery on their hands. They say someone, somehow stole the building's organ _ and the 200 massive pipes required to play it.
WPXI-TV reported Friday that the music equipment worth $200,000 has disappeared from St. Justin’s Church.
Church business manager Skip Hary (HAW’-ree) says he's baffled how anyone could get the organ out of the building.
He says it would either have to be maneuvered down narrow flights of steps, or lowered over a balcony. And the pipes can only be accessed by a ladder into the ceiling.