MONTRÉAL, March 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - During today's morning mass at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, the rector Father Claude Grou was assaulted by an individual armed with a knife.
The individual was restrained by Oratory security. Father Grou was taken to hospital by ambulance. His condition is not yet known, but police say his injuries are not life threatening.
"Our prayers are with him during this time," said Céline Barbeau, head of the Oratory's Communications Service.
SOURCE Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
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