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.- Vandals painted upside-down crosses and anti-Christian slogans on a church in Ottawa on early Sunday morning, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

The slogans, painted in blue on the front and side of St. George’s Roman Catholic Parish, alluded to Satan and Hell.

Though saying the vandalism was disappointing, church pastor Fr. Leonard St. John doubted it was a hate crime.

"The words Satan appears there, and darkness, but a lot of them are misspelled," Father St. John said. "I think it was more vandalism than anything. I think they set out to vandalize the thing and that's just what they put down."

The church has been broken into before and its poor box has been robbed, but it has never before been vandalized.

Father St. John said the graffiti removal would cost hundreds of dollars.

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October 24, 2014

Friday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

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