New York convent fire probed as 'hate crime'
Catholic World News - October 14, 2013
Police in New York are investigating a suspicious fire at a Catholic convent, viewing as a possible “hate crime.”
The fire in the convent of St. Joseph Hill Academy on Staten Island appeared to have started at two different points, investigators said, leading to suspicion that the blaze was deliberately set. One sister required hospitalization after she jumped from a 2nd-floor window to escape the blaze.
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 September expenses ($14,637 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!