Christ Figures Stolen Twice in Two Weeks in Fabriano

Country: Italy

Date of incident: January 7, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



The Christ child figure was stolen on Christmas Eve from the nativity in the church of San Giovanni Battista in Fabriano (Ancona). Volunteers purchased a new figure to replace it. The new figure was then stolen from the San Filippo church around Epiphany, but returned a few days later.

Sources: Corriere Adriatico and ANSA 
Symbolic photo