Police are searching for a woman who threw eggs at the front door of the Church of Saints Simon and Jude, Gravesend, Sunday afternoon.
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.
U.S. Bishops Say 100 Acts of Anti-Catholic Vandalism Since May 2020
An Oct. 10 vandalism of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado, was the 100th incident of destruction to Catholic sites in the U.S. since the U.S. Bishops Conference began tracking the phenomenon in May 2020.
Police Hunt Vandal Who Damaged Statue of St. Bernadette at Queens Church
In the latest of vandalism attacks at churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, a statue of St. Bernadette was found damaged outside St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church on August 17.
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.