Roadside Crucifix Vandalized in Hautes-Pyrénées

Country: France

Date of incident: February 5, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



A wooden crucifix located between Hèches and Avezac-Prat-Lahitte, in the municipality of Labastide, was discovered vandalized on February 5th. The perpetrators cut the cross one meter off the ground and left it there. When it fell, the Christ figure's arm was broken. The mayor ordered an investigation.

Source: La Nouvelle Republique des Pyrenees