New Dorp Beach church vandalized
Window damage at St. George Malankara Orthodox Church is latest in long list of incidents
Sunday, April 20, 2008
By JOHN ANNESE ADVANCE STAFF WRITER
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- For the past few years, the congregants at the nation's first Malankara Orthodox church have kept relatively quiet about what they call a pattern of vandalism, harassment, and other abuse at their quiet Indian parish.
But when they showed up yesterday afternoon to find broken glass and rocks littering the pews and the floor in front of their altar, and two side windows smashed, the leaders of the St. George Malankara Orthodox Church in New Dorp Beach decided they'd seen too much.
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