‘Horrible desecration’ of statue at historic St. Louis church
Catholic World News - August 20, 2012
A statue of the Virgin Mary outside the second-oldest Catholic church in St. Louis has been vandalized in a manner described as a “Satanic hate crime” and “horrible act of desecration” by one of the priests who ministers there.
On the night of August 9, the head of the statue outside St. Mary of Victories Church was cut off. On August 13, the head, made to look like a vampire and marked with Satanic inscriptions, was found at the statue’s feet.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($29,119 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!