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relic

1. RC Church Eastern Church part of the body of a saint or something supposedly used by or associated with a saint, venerated as holy
2. Ecology a less common term for relict (sense 1)

relic

[′rel·ik]
(geology)
A landform that remains intact after decay or disintegration or that remains after the disappearance of the major portion of its substance.
A vestige of a particle in a sedimentary rock, such as a trace of a fossil fragment.
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The relics was submitted by the representative of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and has been said that the NDS personnel has seized it in the countrys northern province of Takhar , the agency added.
'The Manila Cathedral was given a very precious and rare relic by the Vatican-a cuff from a shirt he wore,' it said.
It is keeping the relic 'ex ossibus' (from the bone) of John XXIII, which was given by the Vatican to honor the 60th anniversary of the rebuilding of the church, and the blood relic of John Paul II.
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The relic will make the rounds today of several hospitals in Quezon City such as the Philippine Heart Center, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, and Lung Center of the Philippines.
On February 3, Catholic faithful may visit Our Lady of La Paz Parish in Makati City to venerate the relic. It would also be brought to hospitals such as the Philippine Heart Center, Philippine General Hospital and San Lazaro Hospital.
The relics were seized from the third stupa in Sanchi by the British government and were kept in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
He told the judge that before the theft occurred, on December 10, 2013, he swept and cleaned the surrounding areas and saw that the lock to the room where the relic was kept was intact with nothing amiss.
The priest could not estimate how many people would visit the church to see and worship the relic.
The relic is carved in limestone and it is about 44X50 cm in size and weighs about 80 kg.
After the two days long exposition in Polonnaruwa the sacred relics of