- Jul 12, 2020
Boston police are investigating vandalism to a statue of the Virgin Mary outside a Catholic church in the city.
A man accused of setting a Florida church on fire was being held without bail Sunday on charges that include attempted second-degree murder and arson.
A college instructor who was accused last year of carrying gasoline and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York has died, his lawyer said.
A Maryland man accused of intentionally setting fires at a Catholic facility and scrawling swastikas on a synagogue told his girlfriend he wanted to vandalize more than a dozen faith buildings, according to police documents obtained by a news outlet.
After a fire destroyed Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Franklin Lakes in the early hours of Dec. 11, the suspected arsonist was arrested. He was receiving burn treatment at a local hospital prior to his court hearing.
The Catholic Diocese of Lafayette has donated $50,000 toward rebuilding efforts of three Louisiana churches destroyed by arson.