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CNA Staff, Sep 22, 2020 / 01:40 pm MT (CNA).- Eighty-three percent of Catholic likely voters are concerned about attacks on churches in recent months, a new poll has found. The poll, conducted Aug. 27 – Sept. 1 by RealClear Opinion Research in partnership with EWTN News, surveyed 1,212 likely

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 12:35 pm MT (CNA).- A vandal destroyed a statue of Jesus at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing series of attacks on churches across the United States. According to the diocese, someone

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 02:57 pm MT (CNA).- A man who went on an hours-long vandalism spree on Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga, Louisiana has been arrested and has confessed to the crime, according to local authorities. During the act

CNA Staff, Aug 20, 2020 / 04:20 pm MT (CNA).- After its statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was beheaded, a California parish asked Catholics to pray for the vandal who desecrated the statue, along with another monument at the parish. “It is heartbreaking to see desecration to an image

CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- A United States senator has asked the nation’s attorney general to intensify efforts to fight the vandalism that has been carried out against Catholic places and statues throughout the country in recent months. “The trend of desecrating Catholic spaces and

CNA Staff, Jul 23, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- Leading U.S. bishops have released a joint statement on Wednesday, July 22, responding to the recent spate of vandalism against Catholic churches across the United States. “In the last few weeks, we have witnessed, among other things, one church rammed

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 20, 2020 / 03:43 pm MT (CNA).- Several Catholic churches in the United States reported vandalism and other damage to statues over the past weekend, the latest in a spate of church vandalism over recent weeks. At Our Lady of the Assumption Church

CNA Staff, Jul 19, 2020 / 02:26 pm MT (CNA).- A 39-year-old cathedral volunteer has been detained as part of the arson investigation after a major fire at the Cathedral at Nantes on Saturday. French authorities warned against any “premature” judgment of the detained man. “We must remain careful as

CNA Staff, Jul 17, 2020 / 09:01 am MT (CNA) A church in the New Haven, Connecticut parish at which the Knights of Columbus was founded was vandalized this week, with a satanic symbol painted on the door. Fr. Michael McGivney, who will soon be beatified, began his priestly ministry

CNA Staff, Jul 16, 2020 / 12:30 am MT (CNA).- National news media cannot ignore intolerance against Catholics, the Ancient Order of Hibernians has said, citing recent attacks on Catholic churches and vandalism of statues of saints. The group cited an incident at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala,