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The spirit of parishioners at Old West Church in Boston was stronger yesterday after the pulpit Bible was desecrated and paintings were damaged. At the Sunday service, they prayed for themselves and the vandals.

Undaunted by vandalism, West End church bands together

Parishioners pray for miscreants and plan repairs

By Adrienne P. Samuels
Globe Staff / August 14, 2006

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Worshippers at the historic Old West Church see the vandalism committed there as an act of spiritual warfare, designed to break or injure their collective soul. (Full article: 622 words)

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