Posts Tagged ‘Priest stabbed’

Priest chased, stabbed during televised Mass

Monday, March 25th, 2019

A Montreal priest was chased and stabbed while celebrating mass last Friday. The attack on Father Claude Grou at Saint Joseph’s Oratory was captured on a livestream and television broadcast of the mass. Footage shows a man in jeans, a parka and a white baseball cap run up the sanctuary steps towards the priest. Grou Read more

Priest stabbed in neck during Mass

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

A priest stabbed in the neck while he was saying Mass at Mexico City’s cathedral is in a critical condition. The attacker tried to slit Father Miguel Angel Machorro’s throat, a witness said. The suspect, who identified himself as John Rock Schild, told authorities that he is an American artist and invoked his right to Read more

Priest stabbed “for being Indian”

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A priest was stabbed “for being Indian”  just before celebrating Mass on Sunday. The stabbing happened at the 11am mass at St Matthew’s church in the Melbourne suburb of Fawkner North. It is believed the 72-year old offender accused Fr Tomy Kalathoor Mathew of being Hindu or Muslim and stabbed him in the neck. The Read more