Paris: Vandalism in 13th Arrondissement Church

Country: France

Date of incident: July 11, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



An unknown person intentionally set off the alarm in the church of Saint-Hippolyte in Paris around 9:30 am on July 11th and once the church was evacuated, took the opportunity to vandalize the payment terminals for church contributions (Denier de l’Église). As a result, the church restricted its opening hours to afternoons in July and August.

Source and photo: L'Observatoire de la Christianophobie