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Way of the Cross Vandalised in Castilla y Léon

March 10, 2011, France

The way of the Cross of the calvary of Bercianos de Aliste in the diocese of Zamora (Spain) was vandalised. Three ancient granite crosses were highly damaged. Father Lorenzo Martin, parish priest of San Mamed was shocked and filed a complaint.

Pharmacy Does Not Sell “Morning-After-Pill” - Windows Shattered

March 8, 2011, Germany

The windows of a pharmacy in Berlin’s Neukölln district were shattered because the owner does not sell the so called “morning-after-pill” due to his catholic convictions.

Attempt to Silence Catholic Teacher

March 7, 2011, Croatia

Catholic catechism teacher of a Zagreb primary school was accused of homophobia for staying in line with the Catholic Church teachings during catechism classes.

Government Requires Foster Parents to Affirm Homosexuality Rules UK High Court

February 28, 2011, United Kingdom

Experienced foster parents lose rights to foster due to religious beliefs on homosexuality. Appeal to High Court lost.

Trespassing and Thefts in Tarcin

February 28, 2011, Bosnia and Herzegovina

On February 28th, 2011, an unknown number of people broke in the parish house of Tarcin and stole various objects.

Christian Grave Vandalised in Montecastello

February 28, 2011, Italy

A marble grave stone was destroyed and the tomb opened.

Intolerance Against Christians in Serbia from 2008 to 2011: List of Incidents

February 28, 2011, Serbia

Report on Religious Freedom Issues in Serbia: Read here a list of incidents of intolerance against Christians from November 2008 to February 2011.

Tabernacle and Holy Communion Stolen in Moral de Hornuez

February 27, 2011, Spain

Media reports that the tabernacle containing the Holy Communion was stolen from San Cristóbal Parish in Moral de Hornuez (Segovia).

"Get Bishops Out Of Our Law-Making" Demands Journalist

February 25, 2011, United Kingdom

Under the headline: “Get bishops out of our law-making”, journalist Mr. Hari hit out at the bishops for voting against measures within the highly controversial Equality Bill and for their stance on end-of-life issues.

Reporter Calls Church Homophobic Talking About the European Soccer Championship

February 23, 2011, Poland

Homosexual Polish soccer fans are demanding that a separate seating section be created at the 2012 European Soccer Championship in Poland; they claim that gays and lesbians might otherwise be subjected to harassment and violence. Associated Press Sports Editor, Ms. Terry Taylor, reported about this plea with the following comment: "Homophobia also remains deeply embedded in Poland because of the legacy of communism which treated homosexuality as a taboo and the teachings of the church in the predominantly Roman Catholic country."