14:56 GMT25 November 2020
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    On 22 March, a man stabbed a priest during a morning mass at Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, Canada. The clergyman's upper body was slightly injured in the attack, CBC News reported.

    A video of a man attacking and wounding a Montreal priest at Saint Joseph's Oratory during the morning mass has emerged online. 

    READ MORE: Canadian Priest Stabbed During Morning Mass — Police

    The footage displays the moment of the assault — it occurs when Father Claude Grou is performing mass. He is stabbed by a man wearing a black outfit and a white baseball cap. When the priest notices the knife that the man is holding in his hand, he attempts to flee, albeit, unsuccessfully. The attacker then knocks out 77-year-old Father Claude Grou and stabs him. 

    WARNING: The following footage is graphic and may not be suitable for all audiences.


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