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Unidentified individuals on Jan. 15, 2023, desecrated the Blessed Sacrament in Our Lady of the Abandoned Catholic Church in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua.

Blessed Sacrament desecrated in church in Nicaragua

Jan 18, 2023

By CNA Staff

Unidentified individuals on Jan. 15 desecrated the Blessed Sacrament in a Catholic church in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. Read more

Communion Wafers.

Tabernacle desecrated, consecrated hosts stolen from Costa Rica church 

Oct 21, 2022

By ACI Prensa

In the early hours of the morning, caretakers of the St. Rose of Lima Parish, Pocosol, noticed that sound equipment,... Read more

Fr. Travis Clark after his Sept. 30 arrest.

Louisiana priest who desecrated altar charged with vandalism

Mar 22, 2021

A priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans arrested last year along with two women after filming a pornographic video... Read more

Church of Sts Peter and Paul, Pearl River, Louisiana.

New Orleans priest defiles altar with pornographic filmmaking, arrested for obscenity

Oct 9, 2020

A priest in the Archdiocese of New Orleans has been arrested along with two women and charged with obscenity after... Read more

Spoleto Cathedral in Umbria, central Italy.

St. John Paul II relic stolen amid church robberies in Italy

Sep 24, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

This week a relic of St. Pope John Paul II was stolen from a cathedral in central Italy, while a... Read more

Tabernacle.

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Texas Catholic parish

Nov 12, 2019

The pastor of a Catholic parish in El Paso, Texas is calling for prayer and reparation after a tabernacle containing... Read more

Terrorists desecrate Eucharist, destroy Catholic chapel in the Philippines

Jun 26, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Last week, members of a terrorist group destroyed a Catholic chapel, desecrating consecrated hosts and religious icons, during a nine-hour... Read more