Vandals damaged the monument to Pope John Paul II in Vitebsk


According to the local congregation, the sculpture has suffered from vandals for the second time. First such a case occurred shortly after the opening of the monument in September 2008, timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the election of John Paul II at the Apostolic See of Rome.

Vicar of the parish priest Roman said that the police filed an application to find criminals. The priest is convinced that vandals deliberately ruined monument, the more than that it has not happened for the first time. Roman Catholic priest says the last time also appealed for help to the police, but so far none of the police officers had not informed completed the investigation and if found guilty.

The sculpture of John Paul II gave the Church one of the parishioners. After all, he has invested in its renovation after the first attack by vandals. On once, by Roman Catholic priest, more significant damage to the sculpture.


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