Desecration and Vandalism in Chiesa di San Clemente in Latera

Country: Italy

Date of incident: July 21, 2018

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private

Sometime in the morning of July 21st, vandals entered the San Clemente church and threw holy water to the ground, scattered the cloth and liturgical object from the altar, and left feces underneath the altar table. Police immediately began an investigation.

Source: Il Messaggero 
Photo by Maria Cristina Ferranti, CC BY-SA 3.0