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Satanic attack on relic of Christ found at Spain monastery

May 8, 2017

Police are investigating a case of vandalism with satanic messages at a Spanish monastery, which took place on a reliquary... Read more

Pranks against a Catholic high school crossed the line, parents say

Sep 6, 2016

Parents are outraged after religious pranks at a football game in Arizona included vandalism of a statue of Mary and... Read more

Missionaries of Charity.

Eucharist desecrated, Missionaries of Charity assaulted in Argentina

Aug 30, 2016

The community of the Missionaries of Charity in Mar del Plata, Argentina, became the target of criminals late last week,... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

Over 200 consecrated hosts stolen, desecrated in Spain art exhibit

Nov 23, 2015

Critics of Pamplona’s city council say it deliberately attacked Catholics and broke Spanish law by using city property to display... Read more

A firefighter surveys the devastation following an arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha, Israel, June 18, 2015.

Catholics in Holy Land aggrieved by arson attack on monastery in Israel

Jun 19, 2015

Catholic leaders have been joined by Israeli leaders in their concerned reaction to Thursday's attack on a church located on... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance

May 12, 2015

Large numbers of the faithful are donating gold and silver belongings to forge a new monstrance after a theft in... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

Amid string of break-ins, Bishop of Ars removes Blessed Sacrament from parishes

Feb 18, 2015

Bishop Pascal Roland of Belley-Ars in France has ordered that the Blessed Sacrament be removed from all chapels and churches... Read more

Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem was closed on May 27, 2014 after an arson attack set fire to crosses in the church the day before.

Holy Land: Vandal tries to set fire to Dormition Abbey

May 28, 2014

As Pope Francis concluded his trip to the Holy Land on May 26, an unknown man attempted to set fire... Read more

A side altar vandalized with blasphemous graffiti in Santiago de Chile's cathedral, July 25, 2013.

Abortion rights activists vandalize cathedral in Chile

Jul 26, 2013

Abortion activists interrupted Mass at the Cathedral of the Chilean capital Santiago the evening of July 25, destroying confessionals and... Read more

Vandalism at Our Lady of Prompt Succor.

Man with sledgehammer attacks two La. Catholic churches

Dec 18, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

A vandal with a sledgehammer who attacked statues at two parishes in Sulphur, La. was discovered in the adoration chapel... Read more

Graffiti marks the entrance of the Convent of Saint Francis on Mount Sion.

Anti-Christian graffiti hits Franciscan convent in Jerusalem

Oct 2, 2012

Vandals sprayed graffiti insulting to Jesus on the walls of a Franciscan convent on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, echoing a... Read more

Vandals sprayed blasphemous graffiti on the walls and set fire to the door of the Abbey of Latroun.

Vandals hit Catholic monastery in Holy Land with fire and graffiti

Sep 5, 2012

Vandals set fire to the door of the Latroun Monastery near Jerusalem on the morning of Sept. 4 and spray... Read more

Graffiti on the wall of Siena House at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, California.

Vandals strike historic Santa Cruz church

May 9, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The parishioners of Holy Cross Church and the Diocese of Monterey, Calif. are “shocked and saddened” after a Sunday vandalism... Read more