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by Kelsey Wicks Denver Newsroom, Aug 19, 2022 / 19:14 pm Catholic Vote has launched a $1 million dollar ad campaign against Catholic President Joe Biden in response to the Department of Justice’s inaction in the face of violent attacks against pro-life organizations and Catholic churches after the leaked draft …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 20, 2022 / 16:07 pm An arrest has been made in connection with the arson and vandalism of both a Catholic church and a Methodist church in Bethesda, Maryland, that occurred on July 9 and July 10. Peter Piringer, a spokesman for the …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 15, 2022 / 03:41 am A pro-life pregnancy center in Philadelphia was vandalized last weekend with smashed windows and graffiti. Latrice Booker, director of Hope Pregnancy Center in Philadelphia, told CNA that when she drove by her clinic Saturday, June 11, she found …

CNA Staff, Oct 22, 2020 / 04:15 pm MT (CNA).- Several religious statues— including two of Mary and one of Christ— outside Catholic churches were damaged in overnight attacks earlier this week, the latest of numerous acts of vandalism on Catholic churches and art this year in the US. Police …

CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 10:18 am MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Santiago de Chile condemned arson attacks that destroyed two Chilean churches Sunday, and called on Catholics to carry out acts of reparation for the attacks. On Oct. 18, groups of hooded protesters entered two churches in Chile’s …

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Aug 13, 2020 / 01:33 pm MT (CNA).- After the statue of a saint was beheaded outside a Denver parish, the city’s archbishop said he’s praying for the conversion of those who have attacked churches and religious statues across the country in recent months. A …

CNA Staff, Aug 2, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- A Polish cardinal has urged protesters to respect religious sensibilities after they attached a rainbow flag to a historic statue of Christ in the capital, Warsaw. In a statement published on the Polish bishops’ conference website July 29, Cardinal Kazimierz …

CNA Staff, Jul 31, 2020 / 07:15 pm MT (CNA).- An unidentified man threw a firebomb into a chapel of Managua’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, severely damaging the chapel and a devotional image of Christ more than three centuries old. “This was a planned act, very calmly …

By Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 28, 2020 / 02:30 pm MT (CNA).- A fire tore through the parish offices of a historic Catholic church in Monroe, North Carolina early Monday morning, and though the damage is extensive, the church’s pastor is thankful that the blaze did not touch the …

CNA Staff, Jul 22, 2020 / 03:55 am MT (CNA).- The fire that ripped through the Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes July 18 was reported around the world. But suspected arson attacks on French churches usually do not make international headlines. Since 2010, the Paris-based …