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According to a report by the Vienna-based Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe in the past year hundreds of attacks have been carried out against Christianity.
The 2013 report was released on Thursday and documents 241 cases of intolerance against Christians.
The voluntary group's report includes details of hate-based attacks on Christians and their institutions, including arson, graffiti and vandalism.
In the report 133 cases of vandalism against Christian sites in 11 countries are documented.
In May 2013 the report states that anti-Christian graffiti was sprayed on the outside wall of a cathedral in Austria. The graffiti read 'We do not want your crosses' and included a swastika

In France the altar of a church was set on fire while in another French church excrement was left on the altar


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I don't think anybody could claim European Christians are persecuted- we aren't. We're completely free. And we certainly aren't the victims of hate attacks as much as Jews or Muslims. But this is a surprising article, and I wonder if the rise in aggressive secularism has anything to do with it.
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(Original post by navarre)
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I don't think anybody could claim European Christians are persecuted- we aren't. We're completely free. And we certainly aren't the victims of hate attacks as much as Jews or Muslims. But this is a surprising article, and I wonder if the rise in aggressive secularism has anything to do with it.
You obviously do not get out much, vandalism occurs everywhere, just walk around and see for yourself.
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(Original post by nimrodstower)
You obviously do not get out much, vandalism occurs everywhere, just walk around and see for yourself.
I believe that in a court of law, vandalism and hate crime are of different magnitudes.
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I'm sorry, but graffiti is not persecution unless you have a ridiculous victim complex.
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