Tag: stabbing

Pastor Returns To Pulpit After Attack

| November 2, 2009 | 0 Comments



HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — The Rev. Kevin Ramsby returned to the pulpit in Highland Park Sunday after weeks of recovering from an attack where he was stabbed in the neck, arms and chest. "When you've gone through something that we have gone through, you begin to see things in a different light," Ramsby said, speaking […]




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Man accused of stabbing priest to be evaluated again

| October 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON — A man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest will be evaluated again to determine whether he is competent to stand trial, likely delaying his trial to December, his attorney said. District Judge Michael Welborn on Wednesday granted motions from prosecutors and defense lawyer David Stith for a psychiatrist to evaluate David Rodriguez. Rodriguez, […]




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5 months after church stabbing, priest ‘not angry’ at attacker

| October 12, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON, Texas – The Rev. Shaji Varghese was kicked, beaten and stabbed nearly 20 times. He received last rites twice in a single day. Still, he harbors no anger toward his attacker. Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church could have been the scene of his death five months ago. Instead, it’s where he is living […]




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Priest Stabbing Suspect Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

| September 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A woman accused of stabbing a priest in a confessional at a Vero Beach church was found not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday. Police said Josephine Gatchell, 57, entered Holy Cross Catholic Church in April and twice stabbed the Rev. Michael Massaro while he was changing out of his […]




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Minister attacked during church celebration

| September 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



Harrells, N.C. — A Sampson County minister was slashed across the chest on Saturday when he confronted a suspected vandal during a church celebration, authorities said. The Rev. Willie James Jr., pastor of St. James Disciples of Christ Church on Delway Highway, was preparing food for a Family and Friends Day cookout at the church […]




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Man accused of stabbing priest to undergo further psych testing

| September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON — The man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest will undergo further psychological testing to determine if he is competent to stand trial. David Rodriguez, 36, was indicted by a San Patricio grand jury in July on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related in the stabbing of Father Shaji Varghese. Varghese […]




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Pastor Released from Hospital After Severe Stabbing, Speedy Healing

| August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



A Detroit-area pastor who was severely stabbed over 30 times in his home earlier this month was released from the hospital Tuesday after recovering at a pace that many, including doctors, have described as miraculous. “The doctors are still saying that it is nothing short of a miracle that he is first of all alive, […]




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Man accused in priest stabbing set for trial

| August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON — A man accused of stabbing a priest May 8 after they both had celebrated Mass is set to go to trial Aug. 24, according to District Attorney Patrick Flanigan’s office. David Rodriguez, 36, was indicted by a San Patricio grand jury in July on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related […]




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Mich. Pastor ‘Rapidly’ Healing from Stabbing; Sketch of Suspect Released

| August 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



A Detroit-area pastor who was severely stabbed in his home last week is recovering at a miraculous pace, according to an official update from his church Monday. Though Kevin Ramsby was reportedly stabbed over 30 times when an intruder broke into his home last Tuesday, the executive pastor of Revival Tabernacle Church in Highland Park, […]




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Grand jury indicts man in stabbing of priest

| July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



CORPUS CHRISTI — A man accused of stabbing a priest May 8 after they both had celebrated Mass has been indicted, according to District Attorney Patrick Flanigan’s office. David Rodriguez, 36, was indicted by a San Patricio grand jury this week on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related to an attack on […]




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Previously Stabbed Priest Returns To His Parish

| July 9, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON – The Catholic priest who was stabbed at his church in Sinton, has returned to his parish. On Friday, it will be precisely two months since Father Shaji Varghese was stabbed, kicked and beaten at his parish. He’s doing much better and has returned to his Sinton parish. Father Varghese was inside Our Lady […]




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Church stabbing victim tells her story

| June 13, 2009 | 0 Comments



JONESBORO — The victim of a near fatal stabbing at a Jonesboro church says the attack lasted all of two to three minutes. But, her scars will last a lifetime. On Friday, May 22nd, a man walked into Saint Paul United Methodist Church and attacked 52-year-old Vickie Jo Mueller. He stabbed her four times and […]




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4 Stabbed During Quinceañera Party at Church

| June 8, 2009 | 0 Comments



NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Police say four people were stabbed at a North Hollywood church Saturday night, and the suspects are still at large. The attack at a church near the Iglesia Luternera San Pablo Church inthe 7400 block of Tujunga Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Saturday, according to police. The victims were attending a quinceanera party, […]




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Vero Beach priest stabbed in confessional

| April 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



VERO BEACH, FL (WFLX) – A priest at Holy Cross Catholic Church is stabbed during confession. He is a man of the cloth just doing God's work at church this weekend. Then, he was stabbed twice in a confessional.   http://www.wflxfox29.com/Global/story.asp?S=10255197&nav=menu98_3




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