Repeated Vandalism at Recklinghausen Parish

Country: Germany

Date of incident: April 25, 2018

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



The parish of St. Peter in Recklinghausen has been the victim of repeated acts of vandalism, including people frequently urinating in the church, donation boxes being broken, mulled wine being poured into the holy water, and candles being used by drug addicts to heat their drugs. The church is open to the public every day until 6:00 pm.

Source: Radio Vest 
Photo by Netzhering; CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia (cropped)