Nativity scene Figures beheaded in Florence

Country: Italy

Date of incident: January 2, 2024

Every year dozens of nativity scenes are set up along the Via dei Presepi. This Christmas, one of them was found with eight out of ten human figures decapitated, as it was reported by the police on January 2nd. The figures of the animals were also damaged. The incident has been described as a "sacrilegious surgical act". This event was also communicated on social media by the councillor, Susi Giglioli.

Source: La nuova bussola quotidiana; La Nazione

Picture: Susana Giglioli