The woman was arrested along with her young children in the middle of the night.
Christian population in Afghanistan is estimated at 12,000, making it one of the country’s largest religious minorities.
Lee County Sheriff Daniel Simon also attended services at the church and is struggling to come to grips with what happened.
The vandals damaged the altar, causing great sorrow among the community, who worked to maintain the spirit of the little church.
This year, up until the 18th of July, 3,462 Christians have been murdered by extremists in Nigeria.
The Saint Vincent Ferrier Church in Sagay City, on the island of Negros, Philippines was damaged by a fire on the 9th of July.
Iran already increased the criminalisation of Christian activity with updates to the Penal Code this year.
Father Stan Swamy was suffering from Parkinson's disease and had recently caught the Covid.
Bishop Strickland calls for prayer and support for the Chinese Catholics undergoing a crackdown of religious freedom.