Statue of Baby Jesus destroyed and Desecrated At church of St. James

Country: Poland

Date of incident: January 6, 2023

During the night of 6. January, the statue of Baby Jesus from the Nativity Scene in the St. James Church was vandalized in Brzesko. According to the report, the right hands were cut off, and the statue was destroyed and left at the Jordan park. The pastor of the church commented: "This kind of profanation is not only an expression of stupidity, vandalism or thuggery on the part of some people, but it is first and foremost an attack on our religious feelings."

The incident was announced by the church at their Sunday's pastoral announcement. 

Source and picture: Tarnow