6 Greek bishops treated for burns after attack with liquid

ATHENS, Greece — Six Greek Orthodox bishops have been hospitalized after being attacked with a caustic liquid during a disciplinary hearing against a priest in Athens, authorities said.

The incident occurred late Wednesday at a meeting of senior church officials and one man was arrested as the suspected attacker. A police officer who helped restrain the suspect was also injured.

Police said it was not immediately clear what liquid was used, but added that the bishops were hospitalized to be treated for burns.