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Head Knocked Off Jesus Statue Outside Dorchester Church

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The Jesus statue outside Mother Teresa of Calcutta at St. Margaret's Church in Dorchester. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

The Jesus statue outside Mother Teresa of Calcutta at St. Margaret’s Church in Dorchester. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

DORCHESTER (CBS) – Someone smashed the head off of a statue of Jesus in Dorchester.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

The Rev. Jack Ahern of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Church said he found the statue’s head lying on the ground in pieces last weekend.

“Sunday morning, about three o’clock, someone saw someone smashing the head of Christ, completely decapitating Christ and pushed the statue off its base,” he told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Wednesday.

Some parishioners picked the statue up and tied it to the church sign nearby.

But Ahern said the statue is beyond repair.

“It’s so disrespectful. There’s no respect any more,” a parishioner said.

“I wonder how people are raised with the lack of morals, that they would even think of doing that.”

There have been no arrests.

WBZ-TV’s Sera Congi reports

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