April 18, 2019– Mary Greeley News – The statue of the virgin Mary, though made of cast iron, with metal reinforcements, was broken at the level of the head and chest. This is the latest act of vandalism in France against Christians.
In France which these attacks numbered almost 900 in 2018 alone.
The person, or the people who degraded her, had to be well equipped to break a sculpture so well designed. In the village, it’s incomprehension.
According to LE PROGRÈS; The status will either be repaired or replaced
Last year, a fire had damaged the sculpture under suspicious circumstance.
credit: In part with https://www.leprogres.fr/loire-42/2019/04/17/une-statue-de-la-vierge-decapitee-a-marlhes