Cases of Intolerance or Discrimination of Christians in Europe

Found 1929 case(s):

Mother and Son Arrested for Church Theft

Police in Givisiez arrested a 46-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son for the theft of donation boxes from a chapel in Bulle and two churches in Freiburg. Read more ...

Man Arrested for Church Vandalism

Officials were called when smoke was seen coming from the church of Bettemboug. When they arrived they found a man had set flags inside the church on fire and had destroyed statues and other objects. Motive is not clear and an investigation is underway. Read more ...

Polish Universities Cancelled Pro-Life Speaker After Protests

In early March, the legal advocacy group Ordo Iuris and several student organizations invited Rebecca Kiessling, an American pro-life speaker, to give speeches at several universities in Poland. While all of the universities had initially agreed to hold the events, they abruptly cancelled the events or modified the format, after leftist groups protested. Read more ...

Las Palmas Prosecutor Investigating Performance of Drag Queen as Christ

At the request of the Association of Christian Lawyers, the prosecutor's office initiated a criminal investigation of the performance of a "drag queen" dressed as the Virgin Mary and then as Jesus Christ during the Carnival celebrations. The office stated that because Carnival is so closely related to the Christian observance of the beginning of Lent, the performance was intentionally offensive to religious feelings. The Bishop's Conference called it "blasphemous." Read more ...

Man Arrested for Theft from Donation Boxes from Lambach Church

A 30-year-old man was arrested after police were alerted. He was found with cash and tools used to retrieve money from the boxes: a long rod with double-sided tape. Read more ...

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