Theft and Desecration of Madrid Church

Country: Spain

Date of incident: November 13, 2018

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On the 13th of November intruders broke into the church of Nuestra Señora de Madrid, desecrated the tabernacle, stole a ciborium, a small monstrance, and other objects from the parish office. The Cardinal Archbishop of Madrid, Carlos Osoro, expressed his pain, his prayers, and his condemnation for this desecration to the whole parish community and will soon hold an act of reparation in the church. The police began an investigation.

Source: Revista Ecclesia