Baptist church removing Jesus statue it deems too “Catholic”

This 2017 file photo Bert Baker, an amateur artist, stands in front of a recently finished seven-foot tall sculpture of Christ at Red Bank Baptist Church in Lexington, S.C. The sculptor says his statue of Jesus Christ is being removed from a the church after more than a decade, because some perceive it as “too Catholic” for the Baptist place of worship. (Gerry Melendez/The State via AP)

LEXINGTON, S.C. — A Baptist church’s congregation has voted to remove a statue of Jesus Christ because some believe it’s too “Catholic” for their place of worship.