Vandalism at West Covina church investigated as possible hate crime

Using black spray paint, suspect defaced statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Christopher at St. Christopher Catholic Church

Police in West Covina are investigating graffiti that was sprayed on two church statues as a possible hate crime. Surveillance video shows someone in black clothing and a mask walking up to St. Christopher Catholic Church, at 629 S. Glendora Ave., just before 4 a.m. Saturday, according to Cpl. Rudy Lopez, spokesman for the West Covina Police Department. Using black spray … [Read more...]

The story of the candy cane

The following comes from a Jan. 6 story on The Right Back in December before school let out for Christmas break, a first-grader at Merced Elementary School in West Covina, California, brought Christmas candy canes to school that bore a Christian message attached to each candy cane so he could share them with his teacher and classmates. But when the teacher saw the … [Read more...]