July 26, 2016 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org – 86 year old Catholic priest, Father Jacques Hamel was nearly beheaded by three ISIS jihadists, “in the northern region of Normandy [Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray], Dominique Lebrun, the Archbishop of Rouen, said in a statement posted on the diocese website.” [source, Tim Hume, Carol Jordan and Vasco Cotovio, Hollande: Deadly church attack in France carried out in name of ISIS, CNN]
According to witnesses the Islamic terrorists kidnapped 5 members of the congregation and read Qur’anic verses around the altar before slitting the aged priest’s throat, all the while filming the brutal attack.
Also seriously injured in the attack was a nun, who is reported to be in extremely grave condition.
One of the three was arrested by French security personnel and his two accomplices where shot and killed while milling around the church.
Almost immediately, the ISIS news agency, Amaq, made a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, calling the terrorists “soldiers,” as was done in the wake of the July 13 Nice truck jihad which left 86 people dead and many seriously wounded.
Pope Francis’ response was his usual idiotic drivel, “He asks the Lord to inspire in all thoughts of reconciliation and fraternity in this new trial, and to extend to everyone the abundance of His blessings.”
We assure you that, the pacifistic nature of the Pope’s statement will only serve as further provocation to the ISIS butchers and until all French churches have at least one well-trained armed guard, acts of warfare like this will only intensify.
We commend French security forces for the speedy summary execution of the perp’s accomplices.
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