16/08/2013

Belfast's St. Malachy's In Paint Attack

Paint has been thrown at one of Belfast city's oldest Catholic churches.

St. Malachy's Church in Alfred Street in the city centre was attacked at some time between 7am and 7.30am on Friday morning.

Belfast's Deputy Lord Mayor Alderman Christopher Stalford condemned the attack.

He said: "This is one of the oldest Catholic churches in our city and as a place of worship should be treated with respect.

"I absolutely condemn this mindless vandalism and would urge anyone with information about those responsible to pass it on to the police."

Saint Malachy's is the third oldest Catholic church in the city of Belfast.

(IT/JP)

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