Venice Church the Site of Two Anti-Christian Incidents

Country: Italy

Date of incident: August 7, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Four women wearing headscarves entered the Church of San Zulian, approached the crucifix, and spat on it. They then moved among the tourists undetected. The day before, on July 6, 2016, two young men, described as "Asians," received Communion, and then spat out pieces of the Host onto the ground and fled.

Source: Il Giornale