20 Graves Damaged in Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan

Country: France

Date of incident: September 21, 2010

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



About twenty graves were desecrated, tombstones and memorial plaques scattered in the Catholic cemetery of Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan.

Former Minister of Internal Affairs, Brice Hortefeux, wrote a bulletin stating : “I have just heard, with astonishment and consternation, that Catholic graves were desecrated in the cemetery of Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan. I wish to express my solidarity and sympathy to the families of the deceased and to all believers legitimately shocked by these outrageous acts. This new attack on Christian tombs is intolerable.” Source: http://www.europe1.fr/Faits-divers/Deux-Sevres-Un-cimetiere-profane-274907/