Conference of Catholic Bishops respond after couple finds burned cross in yard

New Mexico News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico’s three Catholic Bishops are speaking out after a Jewish family in Mountainair says they found a burning cross in their yard. Tom and Merrie Bigham believe they were targeted because of their faith and police are looking into whether it was a hate crime.


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Archbishop John Wester says it’s a horrible expression of hate and intolerance and says the church stands with the Jewish community.

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