Supported by the Christian Legal Centre Sutcliffe expressed his joy to have been vindicated by the court.
The church is under surveillance and the police are investigating.
In addition, the council offered to publicly apologise to the association for the harm caused.
Thiscould mean that Christians would not be allowed to wear any Christian symbol, lika a necklace with a cross in their workplace.
The parish and the church safeguard association have lodged a complaint.
The perpetrators caused an estimated damage of 2500 Euro, excluding the stolen money.
The case can still be appealed and is waiting for a final decision from the Court of Appeal.
Over 177 people died in Germany as a result of the historic natural disaster.