Holy Cross Church in Wiikwemkoong vandalized, forced to close temporarily

Wikwemikong Fire Department members attend the June 14 scene of arson and vandalism at Holy Cross Church.

WIIKWEMKOONG - The Holy Cross Church in Wiikwemkoong, founded and still run by Jesuits, was vandalized between Saturday, June 13 and the early hours of Sunday, June 14. 

The perpetrator(s) broke windows and set fires inside the church, causing significant damage. The damage is substantial to the point of forcing the temporary closure of the building, the oldest Catholic church in Northern...

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