Religious Statues Damaged in Marseille

Country: France

Date of incident: August 30, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



A Marseille resident reported to l'Observatoire de la Christianophobie that religious statues in various districts of the city had been damaged over several months. Incidents included: the hands severed from a statue of the Virgin Mary, the crown broken from another statue of the Virgin Mary, and the arms broken off a statue of the infant Jesus.

Source and photo: L'Observatoire de la Christianophobie