Thursday, December 27, 2012

Brooklyn Religious Institutions Under Attack: A Recent History

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In March, vandals tipped over statues worshiping at the base of a statue of the Virgin Mary in front of the Visitation Academy in Bay Ridge, a Catholic school. They also decapitated a stone lamb. A local paper, The Home Reporter, questioned parents about whether they were afraid or if the attack might have been a hate crime, but they largely dismissed such concerns. [photo]

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