After Two Fires Church Temporarily Closed

Country: France

Date of incident: April 3, 2024

Within 24 hours two fires hit the Saint-Serge Church in Angers. On April 2, the altar of the chapel of the Virgin Mary was set on fire. On the next day a fire broke out in front of the Saint-Ambroise statue. A suspect women was spotted and arrested by the police.

Following the event, the church was temporally closed during investigations. Father Jean-Marie Gautreau is cautious about speculations and said: "We should not draw hasty conclusions."

Sources: francelive.frOuest France

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