Vandalism of Church and Walls in Orvieto Medieval Quarter

Country: Italy

Date of incident: May 12, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



For what was is described as the "umpteenth" time, the walls of the medieval Rupe quarter and the facade of its church, San Giovenale, were vandalized with graffiti which included "blasphemous phrases." Police began an investigation and specialized cleaning teams will be hired to remove the paint.

Source: Orvieto Sì