x

Society

Facing Trial, Greek Priest Detained for Acid Attack on Bishops

ATHENS – Α 37-year-old priest who's accused of tossing acid at seven senior Bishops and three others during his disciplinary hearing for drug charges was put in pre-trial detention.

Although his photo was shown, he was not named in a report by Kathimerini which said an investigative magistrate rejected his request not to be remanded due to mental health problems, but accepted a request for a psychological assessment.

He faces charges of grievous bodily harm against nine people with the indictment stating that he inflicted “life-threatening” injuries on them in another acid attack in Greece, which occur infrequently.

The priest said he bought the acid for 45 euros ($53.40) off the Internet and originally intended to use it on himself if the group decided to defrock him, the report also added.

 He also stated that he sprayed some of the acid on his legs and hands and then “in the air,” without intending to harm any of the Bishops or attendants without explaining how it landed on 10 of them in any case.

RELATED

ATHENS - Greek annual inflation rate slowed to 8.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Mitsotakis: Today’s Bill Comes to Define a New Field in Which Everyone Should Move

ATHENS - At the end of August 2022, I announced a legislative initative for the upgrading and modernisation of the protection, the operation of the security agencies and the operation of the communications and after the change in National Intelligence Service's (EYP) leadership and the establishment of double check to the legal intrusions," stated Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressing the parliament on Thursday during the debate on Justice Minstry's bill on the lifting of the communications confidentiality, cybersecurity and protection of the citizens' personal data.

The Greek Americans travelled to Roosevelt Island Thursday December 8th to face Zum Schneider in game 9 of the EPSL.

Asteras Tripolis New York literally fought to the very end, but fell short at Randall’s Island against Cosmopolitan’s League NY International with a 3-2 loss for the Flamhaft Cup round of 16.

Croatia knocked Brazil out of the World Cup on Friday, beating the five-time champions 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals for the second straight time.

ATHENS - Greek annual inflation rate slowed to 8.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.