This is not the first incident in and around Mönchengaldbach in the last years.
The statue of Christ the King in Lisbon is one of the city most recognisable symbols.
The German court upheld freedom of assembly
Figures of saints were destroyed or damaged, people smoked and urinated in church rooms in the heart of Europe.
Pictures of the wall smeared with insults were published on social media
The Leimen police station has started the investigation and is looking for witnesses in this connection.
Church vandalism remains too often unpunished across Germany.