Results from Tag: 'church vandalism'

The ‘Christ in Death’ statue after restoration is on display at the Cathedral of St. Mary in Fargo, North Dakota.

Grandmother and Her Grandchildren Work to Restore Fargo Cathedral Statue Destroyed by Vandal

Marilyn Loegering’s artistic talents have been put to work for years at the Cathedral of St. Mary in Fargo, North Dakota, keeping the statues and artwork in the sanctuary looking their best. So when Loegering was asked by church staff to try to restore the ‘Christ in Death’ statue, she knew it was the perfect opportunity to bring in some help — her grandchildren, a niece, and a friend.

This photo shows the extent of the damage to St. Andrew Catholic Church. It has been edited to blur the spraypainted phallic images.

Alaska Archbishop Condemns Attacks on Catholic Church

In a Dec. 9 letter, Archbishop Bellisario called on Christians to 'pray for all this Advent and Christmas season, especially those who find themselves consumed with feelings of hopelessness, despair, and paralyzing anger.'