Iconoclast attacks Marian statue at Milwaukee's St. Adalbert's Church

Fox 6 News reported last week that

"A religious statue was destroyed outside St. Adalbert Parish, located near 19th and Becher in Milwaukee. A suspect shattered a statue of the Virgin Mary around 8:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6."
WISN 12 posted an eyewitness's video.

Jennifer Walter now reports at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Joshua Cisero was charged Friday in the smashing of the statue with a metal pole Aug. 6.

"Three witnesses heard or saw Cisero destroying the statue outside the church, 1923 W. Becher St., according to the criminal complaint. At the scene, the complaint said, Cisero was quoted as saying Catholics 'practice idolatry. They worship Mary ... and I destroyed it, what they worship ... That’s why I did it.'
"Cisero's home address is listed as the Milwaukee Rescue Mission. The shelter provides resources and housing for homeless people."
For the actual Catholic teaching at the subject, see the best of online versions of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition, English Translation, that at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Picayune, Mississippi, specifically paragraphs 2129-2132.

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