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Anti-Catholicism - Latest News
Sep 23, 2020 - 07:45 am .- Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been the subject of renewed criticism regarding her Catholic faith, following reports that she is a leading candidate for President Donald Trump’s nomination to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy.
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:35 pm .- A vandal destroyed a statue of Jesus at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing series of attacks on churches across the United States. 
Sep 8, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Attacks on churches in France are back to their “normal” level following a nationwide lockdown, according to an organization led by young Catholics. 
Sep 4, 2020 - 08:40 am .- A New Hampshire family has filed suit against the state after a town tuition program refused to pay for their grandson’s Catholic school education. The suit claims that the terms of the program violate religious discrimination laws and go against a recent Supreme Court ruling.
Aug 20, 2020 - 04:30 am .- A restoration project at a country house has uncovered items that shed new light on the steadfast faith of a Catholic family in the wake of the English Reformation. 
Aug 3, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- State police are investigating two fires at Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, as arson. Both fires began overnight Sunday.
Jul 28, 2020 - 09:30 am .- In 2019, two friends launched a movement to protect churches across France in response to a wave of desecrations. 
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- Leading U.S. bishops have released a joint statement on Wednesday, July 22, responding to the recent spate of vandalism against Catholic churches across the United States.
Jul 22, 2020 - 03:55 am .- The fire that ripped through the Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes July 18 was reported around the world. But suspected arson attacks on French churches usually do not make international headlines.
Jul 20, 2020 - 03:43 pm .- Several Catholic churches in the United States reported vandalism and other damage to statues over the past weekend, the latest in a spate of church vandalism over recent weeks.
Jul 16, 2020 - 12:32 pm .- The recent series of attacks on church buildings and property continued Tuesday night, as a statue of Christ was toppled and beheaded at a Miami parish and a statue of Mary was daubed with red paint in Colorado Springs. 
Jun 30, 2020 - 09:10 am .- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Montana state constitution’s bar on public funding of religious institutions violates the First Amendment. 
Jun 23, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- A man has been arrested and charged with vandalism and assault after swastikas were painted on the graves of several Dominican friars at Catholic college on Monday evening. 
Feb 13, 2020 - 12:20 pm .- A Democratic congressman grilled a Catholic female law professor on her beliefs about contraception during a congressional hearing for a pro-abortion bill on Wednesday.
Jan 23, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Oral arguments were heard Jan. 22 on the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which involves the 1972 Montana state constitution’s prohibition on public funding of religious institutions.
Jan 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Diocese of Brooklyn has responded to an act of vandalism at a parish this past Sunday, and released a video showing a man “desecrating” the altar during Mass.
Jan 14, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- A Belgian lawyer has admitted to searching the social media profiles of potential jurors to weed out “devout Catholics” for the trial of a doctor accused of “unlawfully poisoning” an autistic woman via euthanasia. 
Aug 26, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Governor of Virginia has appointed a Democratic activist with a history of profane, anti-Catholic statements to an influential public body. 
Apr 30, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- Police in Glasgow are investigating vandalism committed Monday at St. Simon's parish, an attack the archdiocese has called 'shameful'.
Apr 15, 2019 - 05:14 pm .- A Michigan state representative is considering opening articles of impeachment against the state’s attorney general over comments that he says demonstrate an anti-Catholic bias.

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