Paint Bomb Attack on Pope’s Birthplace

Country: Germany

Date of incident: September 10, 2006

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



One day before the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. in his hometown Marktl (Bavaria), unknown perpetrators threw two paint bombs unto the front of his birthplace at about 5 o’clock in the morning. The building had just been completely renovated. After the attack, the lower part of the facade had to be completely redone. The perpetrators were not found.

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