Theft from Saint-Germain-des-Près in Paris

Country: France

Date of incident: May 8, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



The parish priest of the church of Saint-Germain-des-Près discovered that a gilded metal cross, bronze candlestick, and a candle had been stolen from the church altar by two intruders. The thieves were able to enter the church between 2:10 and 2:30 a.m. without forcing the doors due to construction scaffolding on the building. Police are searching for the two perpetrators filmed by the security cameras.

Source: Le Figaro