“The sheer scope makes you feel some kind of shock. There are some things that indicate that there is an anger directed at us”, denounces parish priest
The Greek Government has promised more action on human rights issues as attacks on religious sites in the country recorded an alarming rise.
A French archbishop has expressed his “sadness” at the secularist disruption of a live Nativity in Toulouse, leading to the event’s cancellation.
The more than a thousand attacks on French churches in the past year are not evidence of “Catholicphobia” in the country, a sociologist has insisted.
A group of vandals has desecrated a north Dublin convent church and insulted the elderly nuns in residence there.
A French bishop has denounced the “violence, cowardice and stupidity” behind the “desecration” of a parish church in Tonnay-Charente, in the country’s central-west.
An Irish priest has warned Catholics should expect more attacks on churches in the midst of a wave of vandalism against sacred sites in the country.
Polish Bishops’ President Stanislaw Gadecki has expressed his “great sadness” over a physical attack on a priest at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist in the northwestern city of Szczecin.