Catholic sites suffered more than 100 acts of vandalism, arson since May 2020, USCCB says

Published Oct 14 2021 at 8:01 PM GMT
  • Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles visits the scene of the fire at Mission San Gabriel church, July 11, 2020.
  • / Jon McCoy/Angelus News Washington D C, Oct 14, 2021 / 14:01 pm (CNA).
  • The US bishops" conference on Thursday reported that churches and Catholic sites have been targeted in more than 100 acts of vandalism, arson, and other destruction since May 2020.
  • These incidents of vandalism have ranged from the tragic to the obscene, from the transparent to the inexplicable.
  • There remains much we do not know about this phenomenon, but at a minimum, they underscore that our society is in sore need of God's grace,' stated Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City on Thursday, Oct.



  • Published Oct 14, 2021 8:01 PM GMT