Statue of Jesus from Nativity Scene Beheaded

Country: Italy

Date of incident: January 1, 2024

On January 1st, unknown vandals smashed the statue of the Child Jesus in Gorla Maggiore, Italy, in broad daylight. Mayor Pietro Zappamiglio expressed "great sadness and bitterness at what has happened." It is hoped that the vandals were caught on church cameras.

Source: La nuova bussola quotidiana; Il Giorno