Local police were called to Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal at 08.40 local time. Witnesses tell Global News that the priest was attacked by a person with a sharp object in the current morgonmässa.
Pictures from the show, which aired on the catholic television channel Sel+Lumiere TV and published by the canadian CTV news shows a man in jeans and black jacket as he rushes to the altar during prayer.
the Priest was transported to hospital with ”light injuries on the upper body” and gärningspersonen could be arrested on the spot. The chapel is closed until further notice.
Local police said to CTV news that a 26-year-old man, previously known by the police, has been arrested suspected of a crime and and should now be examined.