Sacred sculptures Damaged and stolen from church in Germany

Country: Germany

Date of incident: November 3, 2022

In the St. Ludwig Church in Munich, six of the sculptures belonging to the 14 stations of the "Way of the Cross" have been damaged or stolen. The sculptures were part of an art installation about the Passion of Jesus. They were set up in the St. Ludwig church in June and on the 16th of September, they were vandalized by unknown perpetrators. Six of the statues were damaged and a couple of days later, on the 28th of September, two of them were ripped off and stolen. The police are investigating


According to the police, stickers with the words "Jesus lives" were put on the tree trunks to which the works of art were attached.


Photo: Polizeipräsidium München