Fire Destroyed Confessional in Eyguières Church on Easter

Country: France

Date of incident: April 21, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



A fire destroyed the confessional of the Notre-Dame de Grâce church in the late afternoon of Easter Sunday in Eyguières. The suspicious fire started around 4:40 p.m. in the confessional before spreading to a wooden platform to the right of the altar in the 18th century church. An investigation was initiated to determine the cause of the fire.

Source: France Bleu 
Photo: SDIS 13 Sapeurs Pompiers des Bouches du Rhône