Winnweiler Church Damaged by Vandals

Country: Germany

Date of incident: May 6, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



During the period from May 4th to 6th, unknown perpetrators broke the lock at the Herz-Jesu-Kirche in Winnweiler (Rhineland-Palatinate), lit a small campfire on the sandy ground outside the church, and defaced a wall with graffiti. A lightning rod was torn from the wall and the outer facade of the church was damaged. The police in Rockenhausen are investigating.

Source and photo: Polizeiinspektion Rockenhausen