Church Vandalised in Switzerland

Country: Switzerland

Date of incident: November 16, 2012

A church in Hägendorf was broken into on November 16 2012. Statues of two Saints were set on fire. That did not succeed the vandals poured oil on the altar and set the apostle candles on fire.

Source: Report by Holy See National Contact Point for Hate Crimes against Christians on the basis of a report of the Apostolic Nunciature in 2012