The number of incidents targeting Catholics increased more than 260% between 2020 and 2021, according to crime figures from Canada’s national statistical office, Canada Statistics.
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In France and Spain, there were multiple incidents in which tabernacles were broken into and consecrated hosts stolen.
The crime is being investigated by the department for political offenses of the State Criminal Police Office.
A leading Spanish archbishop had faced legal complaints over a homily critical of politicians’ attacks on traditional family life.