Vandals Destroy Shrine Outside Church on Pentecost

Country: Germany

Date of incident: June 9, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Unidentified vandals targeted the St. Josef Catholic Church in Ebingen, Albstadt during the night of June 9th (Whitsunday to Whitmonday). They damaged the shrine outside the church by smashing the glass pane, tore down flowerpots, and destroyed candles. They also smashed the mirror glass in the bathroom which is accessible from the outside with a rock. Property damage amounts to about 100 euros.

Source: Police press release 
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