Village priest from the Canton of maps of plestin-Les-grц?ves on the North-West of France smashed the sculpture of Jesus Christ in the eyes of the parishioners and members of the Commission on ecclesiastical art, tells The Local. The conflict occurred Thursday, November 5.
55-year-old Jean-Jacques Le Roy (Jean-Jacques Le Roy) while in a condition of stress, pushed standing in the temple, the statue and broke it. "One less!" - shouted the priest, destroying the statue.
He later announced that his act was not intentional. According to the cleric, he so wanted to check, is securely mounted the monument. Among other things the Frenchman apologized for his own act, however parishioners still wrote a complaint against him.
Vicar-General (the representative of the local Bishop), Nicole Gerard (Gerard Nicole) explained the act Le Roy what the priest allegedly did not like the statue. "In our business we are depending on many things. Ministers are few, sometimes they get tired, over-exercised, irritated. At the same time, it's all connected," said the vicar, adding that Le Roy will be called to the Church authorities.
According to The Local, in 2014, the cleric has carried out a similar thing, breaking up another sculpture. Then in the temple the couple, who were preparing for the wedding.
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