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New Jesus statue dedicated outside church in Emmaus

New Jesus statue dedicated outside church in Emmaus

EMMAUS, Pa. - A new statue of Jesus has been dedicated at a church in Lehigh County after the old one was set on fire.

The new statue was dedicated Friday morning at Saint Ann's Catholic Church on Sixth Street in Emmaus before the Independence Day service.

The old statue was doused in lighter fluid and set on fire before a mass in February.

Police said they have identified two young people who were behind the incident.


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