Priest Attacked While Celebrating Mass
Date of incident: November 17, 2016
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
While he was celebrating Mass in the parish church of Nuestra Señora de Covadonga in Madrid, Fr. Lino Hernando was attacked at the altar by an unknown person who threw him to the ground, kicked and insulted him. The aggressor also threw around consecrated Hosts and other worship items from the altar. The police were immediately alerted and arrested the perpetrator.
Source: ACI Prensa