Desecration of Sacred Heart Statue in Bas Rain

Country: France

Date of incident: July 4, 2021

A gold-plated Sacred Heart Statue in Bas Rhin (Alsace), France, has been desecrated with a swastika. The incident was discovered and reported by the parish priest of Molsheim on 4 July. The perpetrators are said to have used a point to engrave the symbol to the high up statue. Deputy Nathalie Dischler commented about an increase in vandalism towards Christian symbols and institutes in the region. Police are investigating.


Symbolic Photo: by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash