Desecration in Cemetery Chapel

Country: Spain

Date of incident: November 7, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



In a letter to members of his diocese on November 9, 2016, Bishop José Ignacio Munilla, Bishop of San Sebastián, denounced "a very grave desecration against the Blessed Sacrament" committed in the cemetery chapel of Polloe. The tabernacle was stolen, as was the ciborium and the consecrated Hosts it contained. The bishop announced a reparation Mass would be celebrated in the same chapel on November 20th.

Source: Aciprensa