Stained-Glass Window Smashed in Capuchin Church

Country: Italy

Date of incident: November 5, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Unknown perpetrators smashed one of the stained-glass windows, as reported by Il Sicilia, from the Capuchin Church of Caltagirone during the night of November 5th. The vandals entered the ruins of the adjacent agricultural institute and raided the Church. The mayor already contacted the police.

The mayor, Gino Ioppolo, expressed "firm condemnation for such a reckless gesture" and his" full solidarity with the community of Capuchin friars ".

Source: Il Sicilia 

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