Statue of Parisian School's Patron Saint Smashed

Country: France

Date of incident: June 4, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On June 4th, the statue of Archangel Saint-Michel was found smashed into pieces on the grounds of the lycée-collège Saint-Michel de Picpus, a Catholic secondary school in Paris. Unknown vandals also heavily tagged the school's main entrance. The school had installed the statue of its the patron saint outside the school building after a dedication ceremony at the beginning of the school year. On June 4th the statue

Source and photo: Christianophobie