Annecy, France, Nov 9, 2017 / 20:06 pm
Last month thieves in France robbed, and in the process desecrated, ten churches in the Diocese of Annecy, in the country's Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region.
A similar incident also occurred in the Diocese of Vannes, in Brittany.
Local press reported that the churches in the Annecy diocese were broken into Oct. 28029. The perpetrators are believed to be two men who forced open the church doors with a crow bar.
In Sainte Marie Madeleine de Morzine parish, the criminals broke open and desecrated two marble tabernacles. In the other churches the robbers stole the poor boxes, ciboria, and chalices.