Nicaraguan priest attacked with acid during confession

Posted December 7, 2018 8:46 pm by Editor

Nicaraguan priest attacked with acid during confession

Managua, Nicaragua, Dec 7, 2018 / 05:59 pm (ACI Prensa).- Father Mario Guevara was injured in an acid attack Wednesday while hearing confessions in the cathedral of Managua.

Elis Leonidovna Gonn, a 24 year old Russian citizen, threw sulfuric acid on the 59 year old priest Dec. 5.

Fr. Guevara was taken to hospital to be treated for severe burns to his face, arms, and shoulders.

The Archdiocese of Managua has said the priest is now in stable condition, has been discharged, and will continue his treatment at home.

“We deplore this act because we priests are there to provide a service and this

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