CatholicVote Creates Map Tracking Attacks on Churches

CatholicVote on Tuesday launched a new interactive map showing all the attacks on Catholic churches and other Catholic properties starting in the year 2020.

“Since 2020, there have been at least 140 attacks against Catholic churches in the United States, including thefts of sacred tabernacles, fires which severely damaged historic churches, spray-painting and graffiti, windows smashed, and statues destroyed (often with heads cut off),” CatholicVote reported. “Crucially, while some of the attacks have included thefts, most have only involved property destruction, indicating that the motive is not primarily material gain.”

All of those attacks are visible on CatholicVote’s customized and interactive map, where readers can click on the locations of incidents to find photos and details of each attack.

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