A Bust of Pius XI Torn Down on The Terrace of Pigazzano

Country: Italy

Date of incident: October 18, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On October 18th, a Bust of Pius XI was found torn down to the ground and severely damaged on the Terrazza di Pigazzano. The terrace, located in front of the Santa Maria Assunta Church, is closed since 2015 due to restoration works. The terrace has repeatedly been vandalized in the past. The bust is placed at the stairs leading to the Santa Maria Assunta Church, which is also got damaged. A group of young people was identified by the police.

Source: LibertáPiacenza OnlineFacebook, Piacenzasera

Photo by Facebook of Salviamo la Terrazza Panoramics di Pigazzano