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

Country: France

Date of incident: January 1, 1970

Category: Government Restrictions / Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Governmental / Private



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.

Sources: Lourdes-Info and PCH24