Vandalism and Theft in Pavignano Parish House

Country: Italy

Date of incident: August 3, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Unknown perpetrator(s) ransacked two rooms in the parish house of Pavignano, cut open mattresses and stole two TVs and an image of the Virgin Mary. The inside of the rooms left an image of complete destruction. The police opened an investigation and suspected a person from the Biella region to be the perpetrator, as the same person is suspected to have vandalized the church walls with insulting inscriptions against the police only a few days earlier.

Source: La Stampa