Vandalism of Christ of Calvary on l’Île d’Arz

Country: France

Date of incident: July 19, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Unknown perpetrators broke the Christ of Calvary of Grèavo on the l’île d’Arz during the night of July 19th to 20th. The Christ figure was knocked off the large public crucifix and broken into several pieces. "A silly act, a sacrilege," reacts Christophe Stener, a local historian and resident. "Human stupidity has no limits. Whether one is a Christian or not, this act is revolting." The gendarmerie are investigating.

Sources: L'Observatoire de la Christianophobie, Ouest-France  
Photo: Christophe Stener