Three Roadside Crucifixes Heavily Damaged in Styria

Country: Austria

Date of incident: September 4, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



According to police in St. Stefan im Rosental, three roadside Jesus figures were forcibly removed from crosses, demolished, and stolen. Only parts of the figures remained on the crosses. All three cases were reported between August 31st and September 5th, 2017. In total, a loss of several hundred euros was incurred. Police investigated.

Source: Kleinezeitung