Satanic Desecration in Chapels Near Franciscan Monastery in Katowice

Country: Poland

Date of incident: February 23, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Anti-Religion or humanism groups / Private



Four rosary chapels in the calvary of Panevnicka in Katowice were desecrated by vandals who painted Satanic slogans and pentagrams on the doors and walls, as well as obscene drawings of male genitalia on the statues of holy figures including Jesus. Police as well as parishioners began a search for the perpetrators.

Sources: Dziennik Zachodni, Polonia Christiana 24, wPolityce, and Facebook page of Parafia św. Ludwika i Wniebowzięcia NMP w Panewnikach (photo credit and to see the other photos)