Man Arrested for Desecrating 'Miraculous' Virgin Mary Icon in Poland

December 9, 2012, Sunday // 06:07
Bulgaria: Man Arrested for Desecrating 'Miraculous' Virgin Mary Icon in Poland
The so-called Black Madonna of Czestochowa.

Police in Poland has arrested a man for pouring red paint over an icon of Virgin Mary considered to be miracle working.

The 58-year-old has been arrested for desecrating the so-called Black Madonna of Czestochowa.

Located in the Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa, southern Poland, the Black Madonna is believed to be miraculous by many Polish and Ukrainian Catholics.


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