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Mathieu Bock-Côté: “The meaning of anti-Catholic vandalism”


CHRONICLE – Two churches were the target of acts of vandalism and desecration in Seine-Saint-Denis. Events that are not isolated.

Anti-Christian vandalism is common in France, and overnight from Sunday to Monday two churches in Seine-Saint-Denis were targeted. These events are not isolated, but when they make their way to the media, politicians are forced to mobilize. At least those of them who do not reduce them to regrettable news items. The profile of the vandals is not always the same, their motives also vary. They range from outright stupidity to fanaticism. Some, through the churches, want to attack the Catholic religion. The others are aimed more broadly at France. Without forgetting the simple looters, who still exist and who dream of splitting the trunk of each church to rob it by seizing at the same time precious objects necessary for worship.

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Source: lefigaro

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