FBI: 59 anti-Catholic hate crimes in 2015

Posted By: December 06, 2016

Catholic World News. Monday, December 05, 2016

A total of 69 people were victims of 59 hate-crime offenses motivated by anti-Catholic bias in the US in 2015, according to a report recently issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The report, which lists crimes motivated by the victim’s race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, gender, and gender identity, found that there were 695 anti-Jewish, 301 anti-Muslim, and 47 anti-Protestant hate crimes committed during the same year.