Sacred Heart Statue Unbolted and Stolen in Saint-Jean-Sart

Country: Belgium

Date of incident: July 2, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Between July 2nd and 3rd the newly-erected Sacred Heart of Jesus statue in the village of Saint-Jean-Sart was unbolted and stolen. The statue had been installed in the middle of June after extensive restoration by a community group. Local residents are shocked by the theft.

Sources: L'Observatoire, Sud Info, and Facebook Page of Qualité Village Saint-Jean-Sart (photo credit)