Six American religious sites have been targeted in anti-Christian attacks recently. This shocking development comes as more and more on the political left aim to further erode religious liberty. We hope the legal system catches up to these hooligans during this dangerous trend. Here are the sacred Christian sites under attack that the mainstream media has ignored!
A Statue of the Virgin Mary in Queens, New York
A statue of the Virgin Mary was desecrated by an individual who spray-painted the word “idol” on it. A surveillance camera captured the perpetrator in the act in front of a Catholic preparatory school and seminary.
A Catholic Cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island
A man has been arrested for assaulting a security guard and vandalizing a Catholic cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island. The suspect spray-painted swastikas on several headstones and anti-Catholic slurs on others. According to the police report the man allegedly also tried to light a fire in the vicinity.
A Statue of the Virgin Mary in Boston, Massachusetts
A statue of the Virgin Mary adorning St. Peter’s Parish in Boston was set ablaze. The monument was made to honor American veterans who fought in World War II.
Statue of Saint Junipero Serra in Sacramento, California
Anarchists destroyed a statue of Saint Junipero Serra in Sacramento, California on the Fourth of July. Local authorities plan to take down the statue, having declared it a total loss. During his life, Junipero Serra sought to make peace with Native Americans and lobbied the Spanish government to treat indigenous peoples with dignity.
Terror Attack in Marion County, Florida
Anthony Shields, 24, drove his van through the front door of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala and began immediately dousing the entryway with gasoline. After lighting the foyer on fire he sped off. Eventually, Sheriff Deputy Josue Gonzalez stopped Shields by crashing into him with his patrol car.
San Gabriel Mission in California
The San Gabriel Mission in California was torched the other day and the 250-year-old mission barely survived. Even the statue in front of the mission was torn down. While the exact source of the fire is unknown, the police are investigating.