FRANCE: Beloved French Priest Brutally Slaughtered By Jihadists During Church Service

One of the Republican candidates for the presidency said, “not all Muslims are Jihadists, but all Jihadists are Muslims.”

VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED

Rev. Jacques Hamel Rev. Jacques Hamel murdered by jihadists in France

France—Father Jacques Hamel, (age 85), was a French Catholic priest in the parish of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray in the Normandy region in northern France. Local media reported that he still officiated regularly as an auxiliary priest at the church in St Étienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, and in neighbouring Elbeuf where he would step in when the parish priest was not available.

While leading the service in the absence of the parish priest on Tuesday morning, two Islamic jihadists entered the church and took Father Hamel, two nuns and two worshipers hostage. But they targeted the elderly priest and slit his throat.

Sister Danielle, one of the hostages, was in the church celebrating mass when the men stormed the building. She described the brutality of the attackers.

“‘They told me, “you Christians, you kill us”. They forced him to his knees. He wanted to defend himself. And that’s when the tragedy happened. They recorded themselves. They did a…

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