Persistent Vandalism of Alpine Church

Country: Italy

Date of incident: April 28, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



A year after the restoration of the historic alpine church Santa Maria in Colle and its panoramic churchyard and old cemetery, vandals defiled the walls with with graffiti and scattered garbage around the site again on April 28th. Despite the efforts of the town community and authorities to keep the church and its surroundings a clean and welcoming place, there have been recurring acts of vandalism by unknown perpetrators.

Source: Oggi Treviso