Christ Figure Beheaded in Saint-Gilles Church

Country: France

Date of incident: February 23, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On February 23rd, the bas-relief on the altar of the Saint-Gilles church in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie was vandalized, with the Christ figure beheaded.

This is the most recent incident in a series of attacks on churches in the Vendée, including Saint-Gilles.


Source: Observatoire de la Christianophobie