Priest attacked during Lithuania mass

  • 2011-05-23
  • TBT Staff

JONAVA -- A Roman Catholic priest has been set on fire by an assailant while giving mass in the small Lithuanian town of Jovana.

The assailant reportedly charged the priest, Remigijus Kuprys, 46, sprayed him with flammable liquid and set him on fire with a cigarette lighter.

Kuprys is largely unharmed but has suffered burns to his face and head.