Madrid Church Vandalized

Country: Spain
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Tags: Insult or Incitement | Vandalism (form of hate crime)

October 14, 2015: The outside of the church of the Virgen del Alba de Alcorcón was vandalized by individuals who soiled the facades and access steps as well as the bulletin boards.

As reported to El Observatorio para la Libertad Religiosa y de Conciencia by parishioners of the Virgen del Alba de Alrcorcón:

As a result of the damage, the morning Mass was cancelled to prevent the parishioners from slipping. The damage was reported to the police.

According to parishioners, it is not the first time that the church has been damaged or vandalized.