(NECN: Mike Cronin) - At this heightened time of the holidays, church goers in Charlton, Mass. were saddened to learn that one of the town's churches was robbed and vandalized.
The words ‘God is dead’ is written on a cross at the Holy Virgin Mary spiritual vineyard in Charlton. There were drawings of upside down crosses and a pentagram. Crosses are missing from a chapel and gazebo. The church is still recovering from a series of vandalism acts committed last month.
“That's my own home. That's my heart. That's where I praise God. And for them to destroy that, it affects me very much,” says Father Samuel Hanna .Father Hanna says what really broke his heart was the damage done to the chapel's alter at the Coptic Christian church.
“The oil that we use was thrown all over the walls. It was a complete disaster,” the ...