Arson at the Church of Aranova

Country: Italy

Date of incident: February 26, 2021

On February 26th, three youths vandalised the Church of Our Lady of Fatima in Aranova. The three perpetrators entered the church, set fire to the canopy and damaged the lectern. Local politicians described this as a very serious act that desecrated a sacred place of great value for all people who profess the Catholic faith and all those who believe in freedom of worship.

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Symbolic photo: Photo by Jen Theodore on Unsplash