On Tuesday ISIS terrorists stormed a Normandy church, forced 86 year-old French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel to his knees, and beheaded him in front of his congregation during mass.
Fr Jacques Hamel. Born 1930. Ordained 1958. "He was a good priest…discrete. He was quiet, didn't like attention." pic.twitter.com/ziZX0wEhFg
— Fr John Hogan ن (@jshocds) July 26, 2016
Father Jacques Hamel was born in 1930 and ordained in 1958.
On Tuesday he was beheaded by ISIS while holding mass in France.
ISIS later took credit for the bloody attack.
#AmaqAgency Arabic channel claims #Normandy attack for #ISIS, per @MichaelSSmithII. pic.twitter.com/dpbdGFtzB4
— Katie Zavadski (@katiezavadski) July 26, 2016
The jihadis used Catholic nuns as human shields after beheading the elderly priest.
Pope Francis commented on the recent jihadi attacks in Europe on Tuesday. The Socialist Pope said the world is at war with jihadists. But he went on to say the current war was based on “interests, money and resources.”
The man is clueless and insulting.
Pope Francis said “the world is at war” after jihadist attacks have killed dozens and shaken Europe.
As he spoke on the plane from Rome to Krakow, Poland, the 79-year-old pontiff reacted to the murder of a Catholic priest by jihadists Tuesday, saying he did not think it was a religious war, but a war over “interests, money, resources.”
Father Jacques Hamel was killed as he led mass in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France. Two armed men entered the church and slit his throat.
The attack, which the Islamic State claimed responsibility for, is the latest in a wave that has increased tensions across Europe and hardened anti-Muslim views as refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East continue to reach European shores.
“The world is at war,” he said. “We don’t need to be afraid to say this.”
“I am not speaking of a war of religions,” he continued. “Religions don’t want war. The others want war.”