As for the circumstances, there is little room for doubt – the fire is arson. Candles were placed on the first pews and all around
Support for victims is considered key and corresponds to a “constant and legitimate request from the cults encountered”.
The other targeted priest is called Abbé Jean-Louis Brunel and was also targeted in Barleux, according to the news source.
The statue was only targeted after it was hit by a car and was later rebuilt identically.
Anti-Christians vandalism has been on the rise in France for the last few years.
Of the 1.659 anti-religious incidents in 2021, 857 were against Christians, which makes them the most targeted religion in France.
French Christians are regularly targeted by young Arabs who often get radicalised in the hoods.
More than 800 anti-Christian incidents were reported in France in 2021.
The young vandals smashed souvenirs placed on the graves with stones.