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Vandalism strikes three Wilmington churches

Words, images left on doorways and entry steps

Two Catholic churches and one Congregational church in Wilmington were vandalized late Friday night or early Saturday morning, according to police.

A resident priest at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, a Catholic church on Middlesex Avenue, discovered the word “brainwashing” and an image of a television with a brain on the screen spray-painted in red on church property Saturday morning and called police.

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