Longford Church Broken into and Tabernacle Stolen
Country: United Kingdom
Date of incident: April 16, 2017
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
St Michael’s Church outside Longford was due to open its doors for Easter Sunday Mass when the break-in was discovered. The church window was broken and the altar was severely damaged. Several items were stolen, including the tabernacle.