Armenian Church of St. Mary in Sweden Vandalized Before Christmas

Country: Sweden

Date of incident: December 20, 2023

St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church in Södertälje, Sweden, was the target of a raid on 20 December. Intruders gained access through a window leading to a room used for various ceremonies and stole valuable items with great sentimental value for the community. “We didn’t expect this. We are facing an empty altar before Christmas,” said Alexander Sharoyan, the church’s representative. A police investigation has been initiated.

Sources: Zartonk

Photo: S:Ta Maria Armeniska Apostoliska Kyrkan i Södertälje