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Women At Pro Life Manifestation Attacked

January 1, 1970, Poland

Male pro-abortion protesters physically attacked several pro-life women during a rally on March 10 in Warsaw, pushing and kicking them. The pro-lifers were part of the organization Fundacja Pro and were carrying a controversial banner of a woman who died during an abortion.

Attempts to Silence Bishop for Voicing His Opinion About Gender Ideology

January 1, 1970, Spain

The Spanish political party, the United Left, presented a motion to the regional Parliament to convict the Bishop of Córdoba, Demetrio Fernández, for having spoken out his opinion on gender ideology. According to the motion, the bishop’s weekly pastoral letter entitled “Gender ideology breaks the family” was an acute case of discrimination. The motion, signed by spokesman Francisco Tejada, called on the government of Andalusia to “launch the legal mechanisms in the context of their power to prevent cases of abuse and discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.”

Priest Attacked After Confronting Thieves in Church

January 1, 1970, Italy

After celebrating the midnight Mass, parish priest, Father Massimo Malinconi returned to the rectory where he found four burglars.

Vaucluse Church Vandalized

January 1, 1970, France

The stained glass window depicting Jesus Christ in the church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Tour was found smashed.

Catholic School in Bubry Sacked by Vandals

January 1, 1970, France

The kindergarten and elementary private Catholic school Sainte-Hélène Bubry was attacked and the damage is estimated at several thousand euros.

Graffiti Attack on the Family Home of St. Bernadette in Lourdes

January 1, 1970, France

Municipal services in Lourdes took two weeks to remove obscene drawings and inscriptions painted on the family home of the revered Saint, despite complaints by neighbors and an alert from the online journal “Lourdes-Info.” The perpetrators of the vandalism are unknown.

Small Thefts Germany 2020

January 0, 0000, Germany

Series of thefts from churches across Germany in 2020.

Burglary in the Staldner Parish Church And the Church in Davos GR

January 0, 0000, Switzerland

In the night from Saturday to Sunday, unknown perpetrators broke into the Staldner parish church St. Michael and stole a sum of money worth about 800 francs. Another burglary incident took place in the church in Davos GR. After the abbatial service, unknown perpetrators stole the collections, which were intended to be given to Kids Foundation to support children with liver disease.

Various Cases of Thefts from Different Churches in the United Kingdom

January 0, 0000, United Kingdom

A perpetrator stole the charity box from St. John’ church project, Shildon Alive. Other equipment such as video camera and items worth about £560 were stolen from Angelican church All Saints’. A burglar broke into Preston church and stole money intended to help asylum seekers and vulnerable people. At the Pentecostal Church on St John’s Road, a thief stole two wheels from a church minibus. Police are looking for witnesses and clues. Some thieves stole cash from St.Mirin’s Cathedral. Police are appealing for witnesses. Cash and tin have also been stolen from St.Brynach’s church. Seven lawn mowers have been stolen from St John the Baptist Church, in Farnham Road. Three men from the West Midlands admitted theft over 30 churches in different parts of the country, including Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire. Church of Little Massingham Church has also been a victim of theft.

Theft in the Kamionki Church And Priest Caught the Perpetrator

January 0, 0000, Poland

The Archdiocese of Poznan published a video on social media to expose the theft that had occurred in his parish of Kamionki near Posen. The church's donation box had disappeared. At that time the priest was at church and heard the noises of the perpetrators. The priest ran after one of the perpetrators and caught him. He is accused of at least four burglaries in churches in the area. The police opened an investigation and the perpetrator immediately confessed.