Someone looted money from collection boxes and smashed a stained glass window at Roxbury’s Mission Church this weekend. Church personnel reported the theft on Sunday morning. Police told the Boston Globe that between $200 and $300 could have been in the collection boxes.
The church, formally named Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, is well-known for being the site of the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s funeral. The stained glass window that was smashed was estimated to be more than 100 years old.
Police are investigating the crime.
Source: The Boston Globe, Thieves loot poor boxes at Roxbury’s Mission Church
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