Statue of Jesus Decapitated in Miami

A statue of Jesus Christ was violently vandalized inside a South Florida church, leaving police and parishioners to ponder who would commit such a crime.

The Good Shepherd Catholic Church in West Kendall was hit with hate and destruction.

A Jesus statue was found decapitated on Wednesday.

Deacon Edivaldo da Saliva found the monument at the church baring his name headless and toppled off its pedestal Wednesday morning.

“This morning I found it on the ground, and we presume that it is vandalism,” said da Saliva.

Deacon da Saliva points to what the Catholic Church has said is a growing number of holy places hit with vandalism, from Florida to California.

“We have seen this happening all over the country,” he said.

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