Vandalism and Attempted Theft at the Verbanella Church in Castelletto Ticino

Country: Italy

Date of incident: July 8, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On July 8th an act of vandalism and attempted theft was discovered in Castelletto Ticino in the Verbanella Church. One stained-glass window was smashed into pieces, which also caused a damage on a statue of St. Anthony of Padua that fell on the ground. The police are investigating the incident.

Sources: Facebook page of Parrocchia S. Antonio abate e Oratorio S. Carlo di Castelletto Ticino (photo credit), Verbano 24