Theft and Damage of Liturgical Objects in France

Country: France

Date of incident: January 5, 2022


Sacred objects in the Saint-Symphorien church in Genouilly, were damaged and taken by unknown thieves. They stole the liturgical piece that displays the host, and after breaking through the tabernacle door, took two ciboriums that hold the host. Michel Legendre, the mayor of the commune, plans to file a complaint about this disrespectful act.

Source: Le Berry Republicain

Symbolic Image byAndrew Plasom-Scott from flickr