Large-scale vandalism of a Christian cemetery recalls decades of suffering by Orthodox Christians in Turkey.
A Christian church in South Wales was targeted by vandals who smashed its newly restored stained glass windows. Worshippers were forced to cancel services in order to fix damages.
Obscene and offensive messages have been scrawled over a Bible at a taxpayer-funded exhibition in Glasgow.
Half a dozen swastikas found tagged on several columns in the basilica of Saint Denis, Paris.
On the 27th of April 2009, the cemetery di Vezzo in the Comune della Provincia di Verbano Cusio Ossola was desecrated.
The tabernacle was forced opened, the chalice was stolen and some of the hosts were thrown to the ground. The parish priests Florent Babaka and Philippe Besnard reported the incident to the police.
A Catholic Church in San Francisco was vandalized by gays as a response to a public vote on gay marriage
Several cases are reported on profanations of cemeteries as well as desecrations of churches and Christian holy objects in France.
According to the French Internal Affairs Department 266 acts of vandalism targeted Christian sites in 2008. Please find a list of examples here.
A Greek-Melkite parish was set on fire the night of Friday 12 December. Pastor could quickly contain and limit the damage.