According to police reports, on April 18, a historic statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the patroness of Chile, was set on fire by unknown people in the Cathedral of Santiago, the nation's capitol.
Although the fire was put out by people who were in the Cathedral at the time of the attack, the garment of Our Lady's statue were burnt to a crisp.
This statue had been crowned by Pope Pius XI and had survived earthquakes.
A large prayer gathering of Catholics is Santiago, Chile, took place to make reparation for this terrible blasphemy.
Please offer prayers and sacrifices for this terrible attack on Our Lady of Mount Carmel.