Severe Vandalism at St. Barbara's Church in Warsaw

Country: Poland

Date of incident: February 13, 2021

During night of February 14th, unknown perpetrators wreaked devastation on the parish cemetry complex of St. Barbara's Church in Warsaw. Ten inverted crosses were painted on the church doors, pillars and memorial plaques on the church walls. Among other things, memorial plaques of Warsaw insurgents and former parish priests were vandalised. The police is investigating.

The incident occurred on the 79th anniversary of the transformation of the Union of Armed Struggle into the Home Army.