At approximately 8:30 am, an attacker stabbed a Montreal priest during a live televised mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory.

Montreal police say one individual has been placed under arrest and the priest is currently in the hospital. He has sustained minor injuries.

The 9-1-1 call was made at 8:40 am when reports that Father Claude Grou was stabbed during mass.

The following video contains graphic content and may be disturbing to some viewers:

The attack was captured on a livestream provided by the oratory,

Father Claude grou, Rector of the was stabbed in the middle of the mass this morning. His State of health is stable. All our prayers accompany him.
A photo of Fr. Claude Grou from the church Facebook page

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed himself on Twitter, while wishing Fr. Grou a swift recovery.

The is a breaking news story and will be updated as needed.