The hatred towards Jesus and patriotism continues to rise in America.
A New York City Catholic Church was attacked in Brooklyn, New York in what officers are calling a hate crime.
The incident happened yesterday when an unknown vandal at night pushed over a Jesus crucifixion statue and burned an American flag.
No suspect has been named for the crime and police are still investigating the incident.
— CBN News (@CBNNews) May 15, 2021
Religion is under attack in Israel, America and beyond: Jesus statue toppled, American flag burned in Brooklyn church attack https://t.co/j8wi807VGv
— Logan Ratick (@Logan_Ratick) May 14, 2021
The New York Post covered the bizarre attack:
A statue of Jesus was smashed and an American flag burned outside a Catholic church in Brooklyn — in what cops are calling a possible hate crime.
The incident occurred around 10 p.m. Thursday when an unknown person hopped the fence at St. Athanasius Church on Bay Parkway at 61st Street in Bensonhurst, police said.
The vandal pushed over a statue of Jesus’s crucifixion, breaking it into pieces, and torched an American flag hanging outside the rectory, according to cops.
The church’s pastor, Msgr. David Cassato, noticed the act of vandalism around 8 a.m. Friday and reported it to the NYPD, the Diocese of Brooklyn said in a statement.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is looking into the incident.
— New York Post (@nypost) May 14, 2021
CBN covered the attack on the church too:
Police in Brooklyn, New York are investigating a possible hate crime after someone toppled a statue of Jesus and burned an American flag outside of a Catholic church.
The incident was discovered early Friday morning at St. Athanasius Church, according to their Facebook page.
“We are deeply saddened to inform you that the Cross on our Church property was vandalized last night,” the church wrote. “This exhibition of violence and religious hatred is very disturbing. This is definitely an offensive act not only to our Parish but to the Catholic Church!”
Believe it or not President Trump predicted this would happen in America last year.
Check out the moment he said it: