Church Desecrated in Villarreal

Country: Spain

Date of incident: July 14, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



The Basilica San Pascual de Villarreal was desecrated on July 14, 2017. One or more perpetrators forced open the tabernacle and stole the ciborium containing consecrated hosts. This act of desecration requires that a Mass of reparation be celebrated according to Canon Law.

Source: ACI Prensa