A violent woman destroyed church property, hitting decades-old Catholic statues with a hammer, and throwing them into the street.
Early Saturday morning, under cover of darkness, an unhinged woman pulled down two religious statues outside a Catholic church in Queens. Stepping over a short barrier, she proceeded to shake the statues till they came loose, then tossed them to the ground. She took a hammer to them afterwards, just to make sure they were completely ruined.
Father Frank Schwarz is the pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church in Forest Hills. Responding to the senseless act of vandalism he said “It is heartbreaking, but sadly it is becoming more and more common these days,” adding, “I pray that this recent rash of attacks against Catholic churches and all houses of worship will end, and religious tolerance may become more a part of our society.”
He also said that “both of these statues have stood in front of