Only In Print: Churches Under Attack

While the attack on the crucifix at St. Athanasius Church shocked and angered many, it wasn’t the only incident that a church or office in the diocese had been the target of vandals over the past year.

Bishops Call Attacks on U.S. Catholic Sites ‘Acts of Hate’ That Must Stop

The Oct. 10 vandalization of Denver’s cathedral basilica that resulted in satanic and other “hateful graffiti” being scrawled on its doors and at least one statue brought to 100 the number of incidents of arson, vandalism and other destruction that have taken place at Catholic sites across the United States since May 2020.

Another Statue Vandalized Outside a Catholic Church in NYC

Another statue of the Virgin Mary was vandalized outside a Catholic Church in New York City, this time early Sunday evening in the Bronx, but damage appeared to be slight. A woman reportedly set the fire at the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Mary Church, at 150th St. and Melrose Avenue.