Church Profaned in Layrac: Young People Smoked Shisha on the Altar

Country: France

Date of incident: August 31, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



After a report of continuing disorderly conduct in the church of Saint Martin de Layrac, surveillance equipment revealed that a group of young people had been sitting on the altar smoking the lighted shisha with candles during the month of August. The police intervened and the parents were summoned.

Source: Petit Bleu