On Sunday, April 24, in Nice, a mentally unstable man attacked a priest with a knife.
This was announced by French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin.
According to him, nothing threatens the priest's life. Darmanin added that the police had arrested the attacker.
The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, confirmed the information about the mental illness of the 31-year-old suspect. The attacker had no criminal record. He bought a knife a few days earlier.
Father Christophe was stabbed several times in the church of Saint-Pierre d'Arene. He grabbed a knife from the attacker, injuring his hand.
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