Incident: Parish of San José vandalized

General Information
Title: Parish of San José vandalized
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Veracruz-Llave
City: Zacualpan
Other Address:
Date of Incident: 2019-08-27
Security Level: Public
The parish of San José, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, suffered an attack, when strangers set fire to a large image of Christ crucified and to the area of the Tabernacle, where the Eucharist is guarded.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 1
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Delinquents
Responsible actor category: Ideological pressure groups
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
Additional Information
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Web Sources
Name: Image of Christ and area of the Tabernacle in church in Mexico, on fire