Two Fires Set in Lleida Church

Country: Spain

Date of incident: November 8, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Unknown perpetrators set fire to an altar in the church of Sant Joan in Lleida (Lérida) on November 7th. The rector, Joan Ramon Ezquerra, reported that a day earlier, three bouquets around the church had also been set on fire. Mass could not be celebrated in the central nave and had to be moved to the chapel.

Source: Segre