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New York: Rampant Anti-Catholicism Requires Catholic Patrols

Attackers knocked over the crucifix outside Saint Athanasius Church in Brooklyn, New York City on May 14.

The parish-priest, Father David Cassoto, said that this was "the saddest day of my twenty years at this parish."

Now, Catholic patrols are needed to prevent any further attacks. Brooklyn saw several anti-Catholic attacks in recent weeks.

In October, the head of a statue of Our Lady was cracked in Gerritsen Beach. Further, a statue of Blessed Father Jerzy Popiełuszko was desecrated in Brooklyn's McCarren.

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Ultraviolet
Imagine the national outrage if "historically Black churches" were getting this constant treatment from skinheads, eh?
Live Mike
In 1844, not long after the anti-Catholic mobs burned churches, convents and Catholic Irish homes in Boston & Philadelphia, there was trouble in New York as well. "Are you afraid?" the city's mayor taunted Archbishop John Hughes. "Yes," was the answer. "Not for my churches but for yours. If a single Catholic church is burned here, New York will be turned into another Moscow." Then he surrounded …More
In 1844, not long after the anti-Catholic mobs burned churches, convents and Catholic Irish homes in Boston & Philadelphia, there was trouble in New York as well. "Are you afraid?" the city's mayor taunted Archbishop John Hughes. "Yes," was the answer. "Not for my churches but for yours. If a single Catholic church is burned here, New York will be turned into another Moscow." Then he surrounded his parish churches with armed Irishmen. Not a single Catholic church or convent was burned in New York. - Russell Shaw, Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor, Ignatius Press, 2016, p. 32 + Archbishop 'Dagger John' Hughes of New York, Pray for us !
Advocata
This was Our Lady