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Polish town of Sanok faces anti-Christian vandalism

The police of the Polish town of Sanok arrested a 38-year-old man who committed several acts of vandalism in the parish. According to the local priest, the individual smashed the windows and doors of the church, destroyed the display cabinets inside the temple and damaged the priests' cars.


“We are very sorry for the desecration of the temple and this act of hatred towards priests. We ask for fervent prayer, protection from relevant services and help in repairing the damage,”  commented Fr. Roman Froń, priest of the Transfiguration Parish in Sanok.  

“On Sunday the 10th of May, in the late evening, acts of vandalism were carried out on our parish church – windows in the doors and windows were broken, display cases hanging on the church were destroyed, priests’ cars were seriously damaged,” wrote the priest. 

According to, the perpetrator was a 38-year-old man who was apprehended by witnesses of the incident and held until police arrived. While committing the offence, he was under the influence of alcohol; a toxicity test showed 0.2 milligrams of alcohol per litre of breath.


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