Suspected arson at Pointe Michel Catholic church

Several pews were damaged in the fire
Several pews were damaged in the fire

A fire at the Catholic church building on Friday  evening in Pointe Michel is being treated as suspected arson by the authorities.

Reports are that the fire broke out at about 8:30 pm.

The fire department in Roseau responded to the blaze.

Several pews inside the church were damaged or destroyed.

It is unknown how the fire began but DNO can confirm that the matter is being treated as arson.

Parish priest Fr. Peter Wamutitu reported that several weeks ago, a Dominican flag, which was at the front of the church, was stolen.

DNO will continue to follow this story.

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73 Comments

  1. July 25, 2016

    The pt Michel police are worthless ,if you don’t believe me ask the village people , I have had my own experience with them, you call them they , show up a day later, that is on a good, day or they will tell you he is the only one at the station therefore he cant leave the station, when you asked where are the other officer they wont tell you, and that is because he is at his girlfriends house when he should be at work , they know who the pyromaniac is he was caught red handed ,and release.
    I hope the superintendent of police will read this and transfer those inept cops Pte Michel deserve better.

  2. STAR
    July 25, 2016

    another 3 billion dollar project for bishop gabriel to ask for donations

  3. Ideal
    July 24, 2016

    I wonder if there were candles lighting in the church, is anyone looking into this possibility?

  4. ABOLOR
    July 24, 2016

    So, tell me, the statues inside the church couldn\’t identify the arsonist (s)? :twisted: They should get rid of the St. \”Peter\” statue, along with the other statues. You pray to them for protection, and they couldn\’t protect the church which house them??? Are you kidding me??!!

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      If you have the blessing and grace of God and were godly enlightened you would refrain from such a comment. You would be broadminded and practice it. Do you not know that you offended God in addition to annoying those of us who read your ungodly comment?
      God could have prevented it. Of course! But He allowed it for you to show what is embedded in your mind, for others to know the type of person you are. It is no compliment to you.
      The same with you, if you practice the faith, pray to God and perform good deeds. As you do, should some evil/harm befall you, you will say, “Why me, etc.”

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      God also allowed it to show D/cans, all others who read this article and your comment, the type of wicked person one could be.
      He also allowed it to show the person who committed this evil deed what the good people who comment on this Website think of him. If he reads it or hears their comments also on Radio and TV, he could be remorseful and ask God forgiveness.
      So there are many reasons why God allows these things to happen. You know there is evil and good in the world; Dominica is no exception. Note also your words.
      God is the one who performs miracles. When we pray to the saints, they intercede for us. Heaven knows what that wicked man did and your unbecoming words. His punishment is forthcoming. Yours too in whatever manner.
      God also allows it to bring out a greater good. Consider disasters. He tests everyone also based on their comments and actions. If you fail and you have, too bad for you. If you did not know that, hope you learn something good.

      • Music Producer
        July 26, 2016

        How do you know it was not an accident? Typical Christian mentality, judge, judge, judge, condemn, speculate and crucify, 4b any proof can be had…suspected arson is not confirmed arson.

    • STAR
      July 25, 2016

      lol,, hahaha very funny indeed,, this made my day

    • dee
      July 25, 2016

      I love Dominica

      The Report says SUSPECTED arson .
      Reading the comments , it has already been proven to be arson.
      If it turns out to be proven that this was an accident of some form
      all the opinions , comments , wishes , exhaled cannot be withdrawn .
      A spoken word is like a sped arrow .
      I love Dominicans .

    • July 25, 2016

      You sound like an abolor. I don\’t believe what Catholics believe but it\’s not ok to insult people\’s beliefs like that. Shame on you.

    • Rama
      July 25, 2016

      You are such an ignoramus! Heaven help us with the prevailing ignorance from persons who can now post such rubbish and think they are educating the rest of us.

    • July 25, 2016

      We pray only to “… Our Father which are in heaven …” (Luke 11:2) in the name of Jesus Christ His Son (John 14:13) We do not have statues, images, or even pictures in our churches mainly because we believe it would be contrary to Exodus 20:4.

      Years ago when I was the pastor of an evangelical church in Canada I was stricken with what could have been a fatal illness and had to have emergency surgery. A Roman Catholic priest came to the hospital and prayed for me. Then a Baptist pastor came in and prayed for me. They both prayed the same way to our Father in the name of our Lord Jesus :!: The priest went back to his Charismatic prayer meeting and had the group pray for me.

      The surgery was on a Sunday afternoon. The next Sunday morning I was back preaching in my own pulpit.
      My family doctor said it was the quickest recovery he had ever seen from that kind of surgery. He was an elderly physician on the verge of retirement.

      • Franklyn Cuffy
        July 25, 2016

        Thank you for your message. God always answer our Prayers, but not always the way we want God too. And sometimes not in our time but in god’s time.

      • July 25, 2016

        If you are a Christian I hope you will appreciate all who believe in our Lord Jesus Christ even if they disagree with some of your beliefs and do some things differently. Share what you believe
        without arguing and listen to their point of view.

        Salvation is ONLY in Christ.

        “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

        Read your New Testament. Believe and practice what you see on its sacred pages. Do not compromise its truth. Be able to show any person the right verse of scripture for what you are saying. But do it kindly, and respectfully.

        My friend regarding the church fire please understand this. God was watching. He could have intervened at any moment and stopped it. He did not need any help from St. Peter or any of the Saints. Sometimes we learn later that God had a reason for what He allowed. Often He allows it for a purpose.

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

      • Tell the Facts
        July 26, 2016

        The Catholic Priest believes all what the One Holy Catholic Church believes and teaches. You believe he helped heal you through his prayers. Then consider it. Believe what you believe, we Catholics believe what we believe as taught. In the eyes of God, we are not wrong and we cannot go wrong.
        We are baptized Christians who know about Holy Scripture. The Holy Mass which the Catholic Church celebrates daily in all parts of the world, in some churches many times a day consists of Our Lord Jesus Christ’s, Life, Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection. So is the Holy Rosary which He gave to His Mother, the Ever Blessed Virgin Mary to give to the world. Read the book, The Secret of the Rosary written by St. Louis de Montfort.
        If someone came to you and told you about the devil you would believe but not so about the Catholic Church and Its devotions and The Mother of God. All these will be revealed to you one day. Faithful Catholics will be laughing joyfully then.

    • Rasben
      July 25, 2016

      Good one – we are the shepherds.

    • July 25, 2016

      Good thinking! At a time like this every possibility should be considered.

      There are usually candles burning in a Catholic Church. They are very stable in their holders. It would only be a problem if they were pushed over or intentionally used to start a fire.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

    • Music Producer
      July 26, 2016

      Abolor, these people are confused and it makes no sense to even try and show them the way. They are lost in their pagan practices, thinking that they are doing what they’re supposed to be doing. It’s called mind control (govern – ment)

  5. Shame
    July 24, 2016

    It is indeed a shame that persons whether young or old would seek to destroy God’s house.. Don’t worry, with Fr Peter at the helm we shall overcome. God is good all the time and all the time God is good. The perpetrators will be caught and will become the pillars of the church forGod is rich in mercy.

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      God is more loving, patient, compassionate and merciful than we are. However, this perpetrator will have to pay some price before God, even though he repents. Evil deeds do not go unpunished. He has to make amends, whatever it may be.
      There is a condition for forgiveness. They are genuine worship, fervent prayer, repentance, reparation and good works in Jesus Name. This is a prerequisite for forgiveness and entering Heaven.
      Our Lord said: “Only those who do the Will of his (our) heavenly Father will enter his Kingdom.”

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      I wonder if someone paid that person to perform his/her dirty work. God knows. If so, none will escape God’s wrath. If only one, the same applies.

    • @Shame July 24, 2016

      Jesus is the Pillar of the Church–there can be no other–especially not one who tries to destroy the Church House.

      And if the house is what you refer to as the Church, that is a false idea; the Church is the people, who represents the Body of Jesus, He is the head.

      That is why the name of a Church should not matter, we should be thinking about ourselves as one big family–the Great Family of God Almighty in Christ Jesus.

    • July 25, 2016

      Are you saying God will have the last laugh :?:

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill, Evangelist. :lol:

  6. Regardless of what denomination it is, the Church House is a physical Temple where believers gather to worship God and fellowship as a congregation. Believe it or not, that place should be respected; what kind a person would think of setting it on fire?

    I hope it wasn\’t arson, because if is was so, that individual or individuals will live with a very heavy conscience for a long time to come–of course, that would be if they had a conscience in the first place–good Lord!

  7. Tell the Facts
    July 23, 2016

    When I resided in Dominica I went to this Church a few times to the Novena to Our Lady of La Salette, the Holy Name of this Church. The D/can pilgrims would leave home early. All of us walked from Roseau to Pointe Michel, prayerfully, to this Church for the Holy Mass and Novena. My mother and I attended. We returned for the Feast Day. A sacrifice to Our Lord and Our Lady. :)
    I recall a Hymn which was sung to Our Lady of La Salette. Occasionally I still sing it. I hope I remembered all the words. Pointe Michel Catholics or other, please let me know if all the words are correct. I remember them from memory many years ago.
    As time progressed, the world got worst. Some years ago Our Lady said to a visionary: “The world is in a state of sin, worst than at the deluge. It is necessary for God to purify the world.”
    Today, note the world is worst yet. I often say, “How much more could God take/put up with? We Christians, should have reasons for concern.

    • @Tell the Facts July 23, 2016—\”Some years ago Our Lady said to a visionary: “The world is in a state of sin, worst than at the deluge\”—What is this; what Our Lady?

      Jesus said to us: “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. John 14: 6

      But not only that; the Holy Bible speaks abouth the things which has happened, all that is happening now, and will come to happen in the future, so, why not speak as the Bible has informed you?

      Referring to the times of today, Jesus assured us that it would be so, when He said to His disciples at Matthew 24: 37-39

      \”But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be\”

      So who is that \”Our Lay\” of yours?

      • Catholics maintain a zeal for RELIGION, having raised that way; including myself, but thanks to God, He redeemed me.

        Apostle Paul teaches at Ephesians 4: 4-6 \”There is one Body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one Hope of your calling; one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all\”

        That \”One Body\” are those who maintain a Relationship with God, the Lord, by their faith, that is what Paul means when he speaks of \”One\” all in all–there can be no such idea as Catholic faith, unless it is all about RELIGION

        Jesus confirms this at Matthew 15: 6-8 \”Thus you have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition. Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah (29: 13) prophesy about you, saying: ‘These people draw near to Me with their mouth, and honor Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me. And in vain they worship Me speaking as doctrines the \”commandments of…

      • July 25, 2016

        READ YOUR BIBLE :!:

        The Holy Scriptures tell us what will be happening in the world just before Christ returns.

        Please read:

        Matthew 24:1-44
        Mark 13:3-23
        Luke 21:5-28
        1 Timothy 4:1-5
        2 Timothy 3:1-5
        2 Timothy 4:1-4
        2 Peter 2:1-7

        God not only told us what was coming. He told us how to be saved from our sins so we would be ready for Christy’s return, and be prepared for eternity.

        Please read:

        Romans 5:6-9
        St. John 3:16,17
        St. John 3:36
        St. John 5:24
        1 John 5:11-13
        Ephesians 2:8,9
        Revelation 3:20

        We have no need to see or hear an apparition.
        We don’t need to hear from Mary the Mother of our Lord.

        We need to read the Word of God and let the Holy Spirit speak to us from its sacred pages because it is written …

        “…faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.” (Romans 10:17)

        The Word of God tells us

        “…Believe on the lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved…” (Acts 16:31)

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

      • Tell the Facts
        July 26, 2016

        Do not contradict me when I comment about my faith and beliefs. I know what Our Lord Jesus Christ said. It is not contrary to what he stated. Have respect for my beliefs as taught by The One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church Our Lord Himself established on earth. Too many of you have adverse words which are not meaningful. You did not cultivate your Catholic Faith and so you fell by renouncing it.. You are no expert.
        You do not know more and better than I do. As I have previously stated, one day you will see your error and of what I stated. Our Lord Himself will reveal it to you and all those as you who criticize and contradict the Catholic faith, its beliefs and devotions.
        You renounced your Catholic beliefs. I am informing you one day you will see and regret your actions which have been influenced and spurred on by Satan, the enemy of God and of our souls, the detractor, destroyer of souls who has caused this division and disunity among Christians.

      • Tell the Facts
        July 26, 2016

        One day you will eat your heart out. Make it the last time you ever address me on this Website. I have no wish to communicate with you, the enemy of God and of the Catholic Church.
        God did not redeem you in that He did not take you away from the Catholic Church. You are telling a lie on God. The only Church Our Lord Jesus Christ established on earth is The Catholic Church. People as you cannot get it into your hard head which lacks godly enlightenment. Cease spewing your ignorance. You cannot change a thing. What God has ordained, your mere words which also lack godly knowledge cannot change it. You protestants are very good at criticizing the Catholic Church. This is the reason why those haughty and greedy leaders formed their own churches which displease God. I feel sorry for you. None of you will ever win. Stop deceiving yourselves. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
        .

      • Tell the Facts
        July 26, 2016

        Pray to God to grace you with the godly virtue of respect for the religion of the Catholic Church. You lack respect. If you had any you would leave Catholics alone.
        A severe punishment is awaiting all those who attack and persecute the Catholic Church, its devotions and its members. If you had any love for God you would cease your attack. From now on I will not be responding to your satanic words. It is he who is influencing you. He loves divisions and lack of peace which you portray. It appears you will never learn true godliness.
        I know what godliness is and to live with it and at peace with others. You lack it. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Some people, the dislikes – thumbs down, do not like to hear anything good about the Catholic Church and the Mother of God. I am informing you to take good note and do not denounce them. Some of you were once believers and practice this faith.
      On that day when God opens your eyes wide to lofty spiritual matters which you cannot fathom at this time or will not believe, may you remember what I stated. I have much more to share with you.

  8. Sweett
    July 23, 2016

    Who wud burn a church???? Lords wats goin on in this country is this what we’ve come to????

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Maybe the one who gave “thumbs down – dislike” God knows the culprit.

  9. Tell the Facts
    July 23, 2016

    In the ancient days The Mother of God, The Ever Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady appeared, in tears, to two small children and gave them messages. La Salette is in France.

    Hymn to Our Lady of La Salette

    In tears Our Lady showed herself, that day at La Salette
    And begged that mortals make amends with penance and regret.

    She spoke to him a shepherd boy and her a shepherdess
    To spread the word throughout the world for hope and happiness.

    She warned of famine and of pain and ever greater pain
    That those who disrespect Her Son and use His Name in vain.

    Dear weeping Mother let us pray, to Your Beloved Son
    And ask his great forgiveness for the wrongs that we have done.

    Help us to follow in His path and never once forget
    The kindly warning that you gave in tears at La Salette.

  10. Tell the Facts
    July 23, 2016

    Sorry to know about that. Whoever it is must have broken and entered the doors. My instinct informs me that it could be a once practicing Catholic. These days of the Great Apostasy there are some of them in Dominica. This person may be disgruntled. Is it the Church’s fault if you are? The devil does not sleep.
    Whoever you are wicked person, no doubt due to hatred, one day you will pay the price. You will not escape. God rewards the good and punishes the wicked. You have heaped some eternal, hot burning coals on your head for interfering with God’s Consecrated Church/House/Palace. and burning it. Consider what is waiting for you down the road of life. as you age, to eternity. If you only knew you would not have done something as that.
    Father, good practicing Catholics, people of Pointe Michel, take heart. All of you have strong faith. You know God is with you and His Church. He saw the culprit and will take care of him (I assume), in time.

  11. RMS hospital
    July 23, 2016

    Is wicked people Who do these acts. But is not arsonists Alone that are wicked. There are wicked electricians particularly in the north who doesn’t like to pay workers

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      This is worth considering. Or probably did a shady job. I hope the police finds out. Also, an effective investigator could quickly find out who did it.

  12. Memory
    July 23, 2016

    It is not a good sign in any country in the world when crimes like that are being done.especially to the parish church
    In our country where the majority of the citizens are Catholics.
    The Catholic Church in Dominica have played a significant role in the lives of the citizens of our beloved Dominica, from schools, housing other services,like the Credit union, you may say it was Sister Alicia, bless her soul but she was a Nun, and the Church had to give her the go ahead to establish it.
    So back to the fire in the Catholic Church, anyone who had the guts to torch the Church is a devilish person and whoever encouraged the arsonist tothat to the house of GOD is also devil. I am encouraging anybody with a clue to this act to tell the Police. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING. IT COULD BE ANY ONE OF US HOME.

  13. July 23, 2016

    Tnis must be the work of a mad person. aMay God forgive them.

  14. July 23, 2016

    Something tells me that’s not the last time that guy is going to see fire.

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Our Lord said: “If we do not forgive, neither will his (our) Heavenly Father forgive us. It is not easy trying to be a good Christian but the Lord has demanded it of us. He said: “Be perfect as your Heavenly Father is perfect.” He also said: “Vengeance is mine. I will repay.” If we love God we will not hurt others. We will receive his blessing and graces. We must “do as we are told.” We will be happy for it and experience peace of mind.
      We pray for the person that he might repent and ask God forgiveness. So you see we wish everyone well, even our enemies.
      Our Lord also told us to, “Love our enemies. Do good to those who hate us and turn the other cheek.” In so doing, we will benefit from it.
      I reiterate, it is not easy as we know very well. God is good! This means, He will repay everyone according to their works, in words and deeds. It is not for us to do. If we do good, we will be the winner, triumphant, especially on that inevitable day.

    • Tell the Facts
      July 26, 2016

      You read of the other two fires. Once they commence, they are itching to act again. One day he/they will be caught..

  15. Shameless
    July 23, 2016

    That person looking to get bouche and or leemiere from the priest. Somebody need to remind that community that the reason their river dry is because a priest shake his sultan on the river after somebody from la pointe tried to nayay him in the only river they had. Good luck officers, that one should be easy to solve with two our fathers and one hail mary.

    Always Assertive! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Steve, this is an old cliche. :lol: The priest will never do that. There is a tendency to retaliate. Our Lord told us to love one another and to forgive. As difficult as it is, no matter the hurt, we must pray for the person; not easy but we must.
      The person has placed lemiere on himself. His action will condemn and punish him. When people plan to do such things, harm others, they never think that God knows, sees and hears all things. The person is possessed by the devil.
      As I write this, the program on the US Catholic Radio is on Mercy, forgiving one another. You know The Our Father. “. . . And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. . . .”
      I once heard a US priest state on forgiveness, “If we cannot forgive others, we better not say The Our Father.” It makes sense for we ask God to forgive us. We say, “As we forgive. . .” If we do not forgive we are contradicting ourselves and disobeying God.

  16. Lougawoo Mem
    July 23, 2016

    We read of church burnings in Africa, Middle East and America. But, never in D/ca…. We are now engulfed in so much hatred, division and malice that the demonic forces are now taking over and doing the unthinkable. But, at the end of it all, God has a special place in Hell for the evil doers, and then good shall prevail with all the glory. Amen!

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      It shows what type of heart that person has. Those who do evil are never (will never be) happy and peaceful. Due to their actions, they forfeit their right to them. This person, driven by hatred, influenced by Satan could continue his evil acts.
      Our consolation is, one day this person will receive God’s just recompense. It is always better to do good than evil; far better.

  17. a crying Dominican
    July 23, 2016

    well, well, well, when people start burning churches and stealing flags,. you know things are getting worse

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      End times too or nearing it, when we also note what is occurring in the world.

  18. July 23, 2016

    This is grievous news about the fire at the Catholic Church in Point Michel.

    The fact of the Dominican Flag being stolen from in front of the church suggests the worst.

    To damage somebody else’s property is a crime. To damage a house of worship is especially bad.

    I just want to share this. I recall a period of time here in Canada when there were a significant number of church fires not far apart in rapid succession. It seemed to be the work of an arsonist but I didn’t hear of an arrest. Either it was the same party OR copycat behavior. Please be careful. Be watchful. In a situation like this BE YOUR BROTHERS KEEPER :!: If you see something suspicious report it QUICKLY. If there seems to be a car involved get the license number.

    I would protect a Catholic Church (or any OTHER building) just as I would my own church or home!

    May God watch over each and all of you!

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

  19. 1988
    July 23, 2016

    SAD :-| :-| :-|

  20. July 23, 2016

    If it’s found to be arson the perpetrator should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law , the Church was recently renovated , so the electrical wiring should be a factor and , part of the investigation , I appeal to all the Diasporas to contribute to the rebuilding process of our church , we shall not be move , we will rise from the ashes like the phoenix .

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      I wonder. If the cause is electrical wiring would it not burn down the entire church? If it were, water would not be able to put it out easily.
      If it is arson, I hope the police will find out what type of chemical was used. When this is ascertained, they must consider the person bought it somewhere in D/ca/Roseau. They should speak to store owners who would sell it and inquire who bought it, how much and when. This is how such criminals are caught.
      Or did the person throw kerosene or gasoline on the benches? A good investigator will consider all this.

      • July 25, 2016

        This is good thinking. It is the way I would expect the authorities to approach the investigation. Of course other possibilities would be considered.

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

        Former licensed private investigator under the Province of Ontario in Canada, license number 142306.

    • Shameless
      July 25, 2016

      What diaspora you appealing to there nuh? Appeal to the community and Catholic Church in Rome since the Vatican is the richest institution in the world. Or better yet ask Skerro bcuz unfortunately the church has become his and Tus’ playground.

      Always Assertive! :twisted:

  21. BEB
    July 23, 2016

    Why should a right thinking person set fire to a church building and why should the stealing of the flag be associated with the arson? I’m listening

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      It is strange isn’t it? Could be the same person. Anyway, God knows who did it. We can only speculate.

    • July 25, 2016

      Steal the flag :?:

      Set fire to the church :?:

      Why do these two things :?:

      Here is one possibility:

      It may have nothing in particular to do with it being a CATHOLIC church. It could have been ANY church.
      To this sick mind it was an assault on GOD ALMIGHTY who he thinks a church represents.

      But here is a probability:

      It could be a lapsed Catholic with bad memories – a disturbed person who striking back. Somebody who feels he (she) has not received justice. These cases fester as time passes and then ……

      However, it could be an arsonist on the rampage. If so he (she) will likely strike again, and may hit other buildings, not just churches. You would look for somebody with arson on his (her) criminal record, that is if he (she) has been previously convicted.

      It is most likely a male but these days we have to be politically correct and not discriminate, etc., etc.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

    • July 25, 2016

      This is not a “right thinking person” but there is a reason. It would be one of several possibilities. But to link the FLAG and the CHURCH in addition to one of these possibilities I offer this.

      This is a person who has a problem with authority or anything that represents authority. Remember this is along with and in addition to whatever the main reason my be.

      CHURCH = GOD.

      FLAG = GOVERNMENT.

      God + Government = AUTHORITY which has either given him a bad rap or cramped his style.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist. (Pastoral Counselor Certificate) 8)

  22. July 23, 2016

    Sad allow the Authorities to do their job. Ready or not, cctv cant be considered a magic Bullet, but why wait untill sad and heart broken situations hit Home? Just saying. Hope the investigations prove other wise.

  23. Kubuli
    July 23, 2016

    That is a hate crime and should be treated as such, the person or persons responsible should be found and prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Dominica is going down a bad road and it is not the fault of the government it is YOU the citizens who have lost your way, take a long hard look at yourselves and don’t follow the west.

  24. July 23, 2016

    This is just not acceptable at all,a place of worship should never be desecrated by any one whether you believe in the God that the church goers worship or not.A part from being a church ,it is a historical monument which was built by or ancestors .We all have to move on with our lives ,if we don’t like what other appreciate but we must respect what each other like…I hope the person or persons that are responsible for such a heinous act will be arrested as soon as possible and pay for all the damages that are down …If this person is not stopped by the law,I think they might take the criminal behaviour to a higher level…

  25. Delvin Castro
    July 23, 2016

    Somebody angry the church not taking a stand against skerrit, u people taking politics to serious, so what if the country going down, just pack your bags and leave. :mrgreen:

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Do not be silly. The priest has his work to do. When he stands on the pulpit he speaks the Word of God. It is enough for everyone to hear, those who are listening and to practice it.
      When last you prayed for your government and others in Dominica? You know you are obligated to do so.

  26. lapwet
    July 23, 2016

    it have an arson going around pointe michel burning people place, not too long ago the person burn the old police station, them police in pointe michel is useless all they doing is running woman

  27. Drina
    July 23, 2016

    Whoever did this or who ever knows who is the person or persons responsible, know that God does not like ugly!!!!

  28. July 23, 2016

    Those people not afuad they get blight ,Priest have lot of power u know .Why do people play with their lives so ?Then they will say people do then bad

  29. July 23, 2016

    That person best get down on their knees cause god don’t like uglies I hope you are caught

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      Our Church and Priests are precious in the eyes of God. The last thing anyone should ever do is to tamper with them in anyway. This is also not to make derogatory remarks about them. Those who do will swiftly be punished.
      I believe it is a male person. When something bad happens to him and hits him like a thunderbolt, he will commence crying and wailing. He will have brought it upon himself. There will be no end to his sorrow and suffering. It will affect him in a worst way, his household and all what he places his hands on.

  30. woodants
    July 22, 2016

    the catholic church is always in some sort of ting,,,,,

    them subject themselves to a order of slackness, and it’s getting exposed…

    them hypocrite………..fire bon dem….lawd

    • Tell the Facts
      July 24, 2016

      What about you? Have you ever considered that God knows what you do morning, noon and night? You know how to deny yourself the blessing and grace of God.
      Look to yourself, examine your conscience. As you have done, do not heap any more burning coals on your head lest you turn to ashes.. :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen:

    • Rama
      July 25, 2016

      You are such a jackass! How does your asinine comment justify srson whether it is a Catholic Church or otherwise?

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