A statue of Jesus was set on fire outside of a church in Emmaus, Lehigh County, before Mass on Sunday.Credit: Getty Images
A statue of Jesus was set on fire outside a church in Emmaus, Lehigh County, on Sunday morning.
The pastor at St. Ann's Catholic Church noticed the fire as he was preparing for Mass, NBC10 reports. Several people rushed outside and were able to put out the fire using water.
The vandal started the fire with lighter fluid, according to the report. The priest estimated it will cost $2,000 to replace the statue.
It's not clear why the statue was set on fire.