x

Society

Greek Priest in Acid Attack on Bishops Readying His Defense

ATHENS – Α 37-year-old priest charged with tossing a caustic liquid at seven senior Greek Bishops at his disciplinary hearing is set to testify about what happened and his defense on June 29.

The priest, whose photo was shown on Kathimerini but his name not given was given an extra day because his medical file had not been sent to the magistrate’s office. 

The attack took place at a hearing before Bishops over the priest alleging trafficking in drugs. The victims suffered injuries from a corrosive liquid on their face and hands and are being treated in hospitals.

The priest was committed to the Dromokaitio mental health hospital under police guard pending a psychiatric evaluation, the report said.

RELATED

ATHENS — Greek authorities say another sailboat carrying dozens of migrants arrived Thursday at Kythera, the third in just under two days to make it to the southern island that isn't on the usual route for asylum-seekers trying to reach the European Union.

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.

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.