A bishop and three churchgoers were stabbed at a Church Service in Sydney

RELIGIONS NEWS AGENCY (REDNA) – Police in Australia say a man has been arrested after a bishop and three churchgoers were stabbed in Sydney.

AP reported there are no life-threatening injuries.

It occurred during a televised service at the church on Monday evening, police said. The Orthodox Assyrian church streams services online.

A video on social media shows a man dressed in black approaching a cleric at the altar identified as the bishop at Christ the Good Shepherd in suburban Wakely and appearing to stab him repeatedly in the head and upper body.

Members of the congregation are seen screaming and rushing to the bishop’s aid. The church website identified the bishop as Mar Mari Emmanuel.

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