Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary Statue, Old Bridge

Religious Statues Stolen, Vandalized At Multiple Old Bridge, N.J. Homes

Residents of Old Bridge, New Jersey, have been seeing a rash of vandalism and theft of lawn ornaments.

06/26/2014

Virgin Mary Statue Damaged

Virgin Mary Statue Decapitated Outside L.I. Knights Of Columbus Branch

Someone cut the head off a statue of the Virgin Mary and left it lying on the ground at a Knights of Columbus chapter on Long Island, police said Thursday.

05/15/2014

(credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

West New York Residents Believe Likeness Of Virgin Mary Has Appeared In Tree

Believers said the outline in the tree is similar to an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon of the Virgin Mary celebrated in Mexico.

07/13/2012

(credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Suspect Sought After Virgin Mary Shrine In Passaic Is Vandalized

Residents awoke Monday to find the glass encasing around a gnarled tree stump shaped like the Virgin Mary smashed. Flower pots and a box of lit candles around the shrine, which sits next to a Route 21 exit ramp, were also overturned.

05/14/2012

Christmas vandalism

Police Offer $1,000 Reward In Search For Vandals Desecrating Yonkers Religious Statues

Vandals hit eight times, desecrating nativity scenes across the area. So far no arrests have been made, but if and when the perpetrators are caught, it will be prosecuted as a hate crime and could be a felony, police said.

12/21/2011

Christmas vandalism

Yonkers Police Investigate Bizarre Vandalism Of Christmas Statues

This time of year religious statues represent people’s reasons for the season — their belief in the birth of Jesus Christ. The season in Yonkers something unusual for the area has happened.

12/19/2011

Nativity Scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Adds Something New To Nativity Scene

It’s a dog in the likeness of a real canine, Lexington, a 15-year-old yellow lab and loyal companion to St. Patrick’s rector Monsignor Robert Ritchie.

12/02/2011