Christ Figure Beheaded in Saint-Gilles Church
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.