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Man Destroys Altar in Kentucky Catholic Church

The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in Louisville confirmed a man was arrested for reportedly damaging the church’s altar Sunday.

In a letter written to members of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Phoenix Hill, Fr. Paul Beach said a man who “appeared to be experiencing the effects of drug intoxication” entered the church and damaged the front altar.

Beach said a security guard was on duty and police were called on the suspect.

“The police responded quickly and in sufficient numbers to subdue this individual without further harm being done. I am grateful for their commendable call to duty,” Beach wrote.

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