Posts Tagged ‘Church vandalism’

Attacks on French churches back to ‘normal’ level

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Attacks on French churches have moved back up to their “normal” level after a reduction during the country’s March 17 to May 11 lockdown. A spokesperson for an organization led by young Catholics, Protège ton église (Protect Your Church) says during the pandemic attacks continued on a smaller scale. This was despite the lockdown rules Read more

Intruders ransack historic priory in Dunedin

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Catholic Diocese of Dunedin staff are devastated after intruders smashed a wooden door at St Dominic’s Priory on Monday and ransacked parts of the Historic Places category 1 building. Read more Related Posts:Sexual misconduct: Dunedin priest under investigationTeens abandon BBQ causing fire at Dunedin churchPriceless items stolen from historic Nelson churchDunedin diocese ‘proactively’ paying off Read more

Glasgow’s Catholics react to historic church trashing

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Glasgow’s Catholic community has expressed shock after one of the city’s oldest churches was trashed by vandals. Police inquiries are continuing after St Simon’s Church in Partick was ransacked during the day on Monday causing ‘significant’ damage. While some cited a recent rise in incidents targeting Catholics, police do not believe the incident was sectarian Read more