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by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Jan 13, 2022 / 17:31 pm A 26-year-old woman has turned herself in on two charges related to some $10,000 in vandalism damage to Denver’s Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Madeline Ann Cramer faces one charge of criminal mischief and another of a

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2021 / 11:21 am Security-camera footage shows a man attacking a statue of Our Lady of Fatima by cutting off her hands and hammering at her face, according to a statement by the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in

by Kevin J. Jones St. Louis, Mo., Nov 11, 2021 / 17:01 pm A cross-shaped display of flags commemorating the lives lost in abortion was targeted by vandals at Saint Louis University, a Jesuit school, soon after it was set up on campus Monday morning. The university’s pro-life group, a

by Jonah McKeown Denver, Colo., Oct 11, 2021 / 12:18 pm The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver was spray-painted with anti-Catholic slogans on Sunday, the latest in a series of vandalism incidents against Catholic buildings in Colorado. Photos shared by local news reporters show slogans such

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Aug 23, 2021 / 06:00 am Vandals have stolen a cross from the Catholic church in the Holy Land built on the site where tradition holds that Jesus performed the miracle of multiplying five loaves and two fishes to feed 5,000 people. Israeli police are

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 7, 2021 / 18:01 pm A statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in front of Catholic church in Asheville, North Carolina was vandalized and restored this past weekend. “Sadly, when we arrived for Mass on Sunday morning, we discovered that someone had defaced

Washington D.C., May 18, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Diocese of Brooklyn is requesting increased police presence after two incidents of vandalism in three days at church properties. Over the weekend, a statue depicting the Blessed Mother holding the infant Jesus was discovered vandalized outside the diocesan administrative

Toledo, Ohio, Jan 19, 2021 / 12:19 pm MT (CNA).- Police in Toledo, Ohio are investigating an arson attack on Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral involving an attempted fire and a spray-painted message on the outer walls reading “Jesus is Black.” A man whom police identified

CNA Staff, Dec 16, 2020 / 12:50 am MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, last weekend unveiled a new statue of the Blessed Mother, after a previous statue was destroyed more than two months ago. A new statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe was dedicated on Dec. 12

CNA Staff, Dec 4, 2020 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic leaders of the Holy Land are demanding an investigation into an attempted arson attack at a basilica located near the Garden of Gethsemane. The Basilica of the Agony, located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem next to