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19th-Century Church Demolished For The Expansion of a Coal Mine

World | Reuters | January 9, 2018, 2:35 pm
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 The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished for the expansion of the nearby opencast brown coal mine of German power supplier RWE, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished for the expansion of the nearby opencast brown coal mine of German power supplier RWE, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 The St. Lambertus church in Immerath village is demolished for the expansion of a coal mine in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

The St. Lambertus church in Immerath village is demolished for the expansion of a coal mine in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 Cranes crushing the St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath for the expansion of a coal mine in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

Cranes crushing the St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath for the expansion of a coal mine in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 The St. Lambertus church is demolished in Germany on January 08, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

The St. Lambertus church is demolished in Germany on January 08, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

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 The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished for the expansion of the German power supplier RWE. (Image: Reuters)

The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished for the expansion of the German power supplier RWE. (Image: Reuters)

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 A balloon is seen in protest against the demolition of the Catholic St. Lambertus church for the expansion of a coal mine of German power supplier RWE, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

A balloon is seen in protest against the demolition of the Catholic St. Lambertus church for the expansion of a coal mine of German power supplier RWE, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 A sign is seen in front of the St. Lambertus church to demonstrate against the demolition of the Catholic church. (Image: Reuters)

A sign is seen in front of the St. Lambertus church to demonstrate against the demolition of the Catholic church. (Image: Reuters)

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 The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

The St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is demolished, in Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 Greenpeace activists light a protest banner reading

Greenpeace activists light a protest banner reading "end coal" with fire as the St. Lambertus church in the village of Immerath is being demolished for the expansion of the nearby opencast brown coal mine of German power supplier RWE, in Immerath, Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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