Church Desecrated in Vauréal

Country: France

Date of incident: November 12, 2011

The church of Sainte-Claire of Vauréal has been desecrated and Christian symbols specifically attacked. A city councilor criticizes the lack of response of governmental institutions.

In the church of Sainte Claire of Vauréal, the paschal candle was severely damaged, the baptismal font  destroyed and the outer walls covered with insults. Alexander Simonnot, city councilor in a nearby town questions anti-racist associations and governmental institutions about their lack of reaction concerning the fact. Sources: