The priest was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The attacker is still at large and the authorities are saying that the attack “can’t be linked to terrorism at this stage.”
From the Daily Mail:
Belgian priest, 65, stabbed in his home when he ‘refused to give asylum seeker money after letting him use his shower’
- The Belgian priest has been named locally as 65-year-old Jos Vanderlee
- He reportedly let the asylum seeker use his shower at his home in Lanaken
- The suspect allegedly asked the priest for money and then stabbed him
- The mayor of Lanaken said the incident ‘can’t be linked to terrorism’