70 Christian Graves Desecrated near Albi

Country: France

Date of incident: October 4, 2012

Seventy graves were damaged at a small cemetery adjacent to a Catholic church. An investigation was opened after the discovery in Albi on October 4th. Seventy crosses were overturned and laid on the ground, 16 of them were broken, and funerary objects were vandalized in the cemetery in the area Fonlabour. The desecration was not signed nor claimed, said the departmental director of public safety (DDSP), the Commissioner Pierre-Marc Panazio, an AFP correspondent.

The damage was discovered by agents of municipal services. The church and cemetery are located near the edge of the town of Albi, near the agricultural college Fonlabour. The investigation was carried out by the police of Albi. Online Portal Christianophobie: http://www.christianophobie.fr/breves/70-tombes-chretiennes-profanees-pres-dalbi