From the roof the man tossed shingles down at authorities gathered below and allegedly yelled that people wanted to kill him.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the attacks “unacceptable,” but also “fully understandable.”
The man is additionally being charged for insulting religious feelings, which could add another two years of imprisonment.
Alfredo Ondarra, head of the Tafalla Municipal Police, said that his team is looking for the culprit.
The case might have happened sometime between the 16th and the 18th May.
It is the second time in a month that the tiny church has been vandalised.
The serious act of vandalism was carried out in broad daylight in Montecatini Alto.