A Catholic priest almost lost his life to some idol worshipers. In the course of evangelizing and carrying out the church ritual aimed at blessing the lives of the people.
The priest was carrying the blessed sacrament walking around the village. But the Irate Youths did not find this funny at all. It was disclosed that the priest and the crowd with him were prevented from entering the village but they went ahead, which now provoked violence. The Youths, yesterday attacked the Priest, Rev. Father Fidelis Ifeanyichukwu Ugozo of the St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Ugbenu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, beating him to a state of coma and then stabbing him in the face and other parts of his body.
Because of the seriousness of his health, he was rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.