Marseille Crucifix Vandalized for Fifth Time in Four Months
Date of incident: September 26, 2019
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
The crucifix monument on the grounds of the Saint-Patrice church in the Croix-Rouge district of Marseille, was found vandalized with red paint on September 26th. It was the fifth time since the middle of May 2019 that the Christ figure had been defaced with red or blue paint. Public employees removed the paint and Marseille public officials denounced the vandalism.