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Graffiti on the exterior of Bella Health + Wellness in Englewood, Colorado, on Sept. 25, 2022.

Pro-life Catholic clinic in Denver area vandalized, suspect quickly arrested

Sep 25, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Bella Health + Wellness, located in Englewood, Colorado, provides OB-GYN care, family medicine, and pediatrics. Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.

Pregnancy clinic firebombed in ‘Jane’s Revenge’ attack sues police for surveillance footage

Sep 21, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

“It’s Day 106. There have been no arrests,” the head of the CompassCare clinic says, adding, “our patience is at... Read more

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FBI releases photo of suspect in Molotov cocktail attack on Nashville pregnancy center

Aug 1, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

An individual threw the explosive device through a window at Hope Clinic for Women on June 30. Read more

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Nashville pregnancy center attacked, FBI joins investigation

Jul 1, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

An unexploded Molotov cocktail was found inside Hope Clinic for Women on June 30, police said. Read more

Spray-painted graffiti outside Life Choices, a pro-life pregnancy center in Longmont, Colorado.

FBI investigating suspected arson attack on Colorado pregnancy center

Jun 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

The attack happened early Saturday morning, authorities said. Read more

The Lennon Pregnancy Center in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, was vandalized sometime between the night of June 19 and the morning of June 20, 2022.

Pro-abortion vandalism targets Michigan clinic, Minnesota pro-life group

Jun 21, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Incidents of vandalism against pro-life organizations continue to mount. Read more

Surveillance footage shows suspects spray-painting pro-abortion slogans on the exterior of South Broward Pregnancy Help Center, a pro-life clinic in Hollywood, Florida, on May 28, 2022.

White House condemns pro-abortion violence after new Jane’s Revenge threats

Jun 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

It remains an open question if Jane's Revenge is an organized group, or merely a call for copycat attacks. Read more

Surveillance footage shows suspects spray-painting pro-abortion slogans on the exterior of South Broward Pregnancy Help Center, a pro-life clinic in Hollywood, Florida, on May 28, 2022.

WATCH: Video shows 'Jane's revenge' vandalism suspects in the act

Jun 10, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The incident happened over Memorial Day weekend in Hollywood, Florida. Read more

A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

Florida pro-life pregnancy center hit with 'Jane's revenge' abortion vandalism

Jun 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The incident took place over Memorial Day weekend in Hollywood, Florida. Read more

The seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

DHS warns that ‘faith-based institutions’ could be targeted amid ‘heightened threat environment’

Jun 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

The DHS alert followed an unconfirmed report that it had notified Catholic bishops of ‘credible threats’ if Roe v. Wade... Read more

Mountain Area Pregnancy Services, a pro-life pregnancy center in Asheville, North Carolina, had its windows smashed and was spray-painted with pro-abortion messaging on June 6 or June 7, 2022.

Windows smashed, pro-abortion messages tagged on NC pro-life pregnancy clinic 

Jun 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Police discovered red spray paint on the Mountain Area Pregnancy Services building with the words “No forced birth” and “If... Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.

Police investigating fire at New York pregnancy center

Jun 7, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

“It's an evil thing that happened, but God is in the business of turning things upside down and making them... Read more

Vandalism on a door of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colo., Oct. 10, 2021.

Denver archbishop, writing in Washington Post, decries vandalism of Catholic property

Nov 19, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Incidents include graffiti sprayed on church walls, Catholic statues beheaded or smashed, gravestones desecrated with swastikas, and arson. Read more

Buenos Aires cathedral

Buenos Aires cathedral tagged with anti-Catholic graffiti

Aug 30, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Vandals attacked the Buenos Aires cathedral in Argentina last Friday, spray painting the walls with various slogans against the Church,... Read more

Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Vandals steal cross from altar of Catholic church in the Holy Land

Aug 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The cross had been embedded in an outdoor altar made of volcanic basalt rock that was used for Catholic Masses... Read more

Remains of the statues vandalized at Our Lady of Mercy parish in New York City, July17, 2021. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn.

Knights of Columbus fundraise to replace vandalized statues at NYC parish

Jul 30, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A Knights of Columbus fundraiser for the replacement of vandalized statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Therese of... Read more

A statue of Christ at St. Charles Borromeo parish in Waltham, Mass., that was vandalized May 2-3, 2021.

Christ statue at Massachusetts church vandalized

May 7, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

During the night of May 2-3 a statue of Christ at a Massachusetts parish was decapitated. Read more

Statue outside Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Woodland, California

Two parishes in the Sacramento diocese vandalized 

Apr 27, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Two parishes in the Diocese of Sacramento suffered similar acts of vandalism in the past two weeks.  Read more

Cathedral of St. Mary, Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo diocese investigating vandalism outside cathedral

Apr 21, 2021

The Diocese of Fargo and the Fargo Police Department are investigating an incident of vandalism outside the cathedral last weekend. Read more

The entrance of Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption Church in Paris, France.

St. John Paul II bust vandalized outside Polish Catholic church in Paris

Apr 20, 2021

An unidentified perpetrator poured red paint over the sculpture of the pope who was canonized in 2014. Read more