COMMENTARY: The recent vandalism of a statue of John Paul II in Canada is both puzzling and disturbing because he was a staunch supporter of Aboriginal rights.
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The fires have occurred after recent discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools for First Nations and other Indigenous children.
The US bishops made church vandalism a prayer intention during Religious Freedom Week, amid a string of damaging attacks on parishes.
The place of Blessed Michael McGivney’s tomb and the birthplace of the Knights of Columbus suffered damage from Saturday’s vandalism.
Investigators have deemed the fire at Sacred Heart to be intentional, but police have not yet made the same pronouncement about the fire at the Baptist church.
In France and Spain, there were multiple incidents in which tabernacles were broken into and consecrated hosts stolen.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is set to offer exorcism prayers at the statue’s former site Oct. 17.