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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Absurd Violence? Breaking the Cycle of Hate after the Murder of Father Jacques Hamel – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsagainst Christianity! What greater symbolism could there be but that he was sla
Absurd Violence? Breaking the Cycle of Hate after the Murder of Father Jacques Hamel – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
against Christianity! What greater symbolism could there be but that he was slain, like Thomas a Becket and Oscar Romero, at the altar? I was called "disgusting," a disgrace to my faith, and hounded with questions: what would it take for me to... Read more
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Business Standard India
French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosquesto storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche’s accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since trying to reach... Read more
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Eye Witness News
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killeroutskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killer
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 hours ago
outskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic militant and killed the 85-year-old father at the altar, chanting in Arabic, before they were both shot dead by police. “He was a loner. He was a troubled soul, he was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French church attacker - from troubled childhood to altar killeroutskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic
French church attacker - from troubled childhood to altar killer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
outskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic militant and killed the 85-year-old father at the altar, chanting in Arabic, before they were both shot dead by police. "He was a loner. He was a troubled soul, he was... Read more
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11h
The Times & The Sunday Times
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killeroutskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 hours ago
outskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic militant and killed the 85-year-old father at the altar, chanting in Arabic, before they were both shot dead by police. "He was a loner. He was a troubled soul, he was... Read more
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Reuters
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killeroutskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic
French church attacker: from troubled childhood to altar killer
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
outskirts of Rouen during morning mass on Tuesday with another teenage Islamic militant and killed the 85-year-old father at the altar, chanting in Arabic, before they were both shot dead by police. "He was a loner. He was a troubled soul, he was... Read more
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13h
Christian Today
Why we should think twice before singing 'Great is thy faithfulness'was devastated. Lamentations speaks of starving children (2:12), mothers eating
Why we should think twice before singing 'Great is thy faithfulness'
Christian Today / Posted 13 hours ago
was devastated. Lamentations speaks of starving children (2:12), mothers eating their offspring (2:20), priests murdered at the altar, rape, torture and slavery (5:11-13). There's nothing wrong with singing hymns of faith – and there's nothing... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
French PM for ban on foreign funding of mosquesto storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
French PM for ban on foreign funding of mosques
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche’s accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since June after... Read more
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14h
dna
French PM Valls moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosquesto storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
French PM Valls moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche's accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since trying to reach... Read more
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14h
The Manila Times
French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosquesto storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche’s accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since June after... Read more
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Swissinfo
France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widensattack, two sources said on Friday, as security services widened their investig
France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widens
Swissinfo / Posted 15 hours ago
attack, two sources said on Friday, as security services widened their investigation into the killing of an elderly priest at the altar by two would-be jihadists. Three days after teenagers Adel Kermiche and Abdel-Malik Nabir Petitjean chanted in... Read more
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Reuters
France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widensattack, two sources said on Friday, as security services widened their investig
France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widens
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
attack, two sources said on Friday, as security services widened their investigation into the killing of an elderly priest at the altar by two would-be jihadists. Three days after teenagers Adel Kermiche and Abdel-Malik Nabir Petitjean chanted in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Normandy priest-killer: 'You take a knife, go to a church. Bam'allegiance to ISIS group in a video made before they stormed a church on Tuesda
Normandy priest-killer: 'You take a knife, go to a church. Bam'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
allegiance to ISIS group in a video made before they stormed a church on Tuesday and slit the throat of Father Jacques at the altar. The president of the Conference of Bishops in France Georges Pontier called on all Catholics in the country to... Read more
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16h
Daily Mail
ISIS church-attacker worked at French airport until 3 months agoto storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
ISIS church-attacker worked at French airport until 3 months ago
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche's accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since trying to reach... Read more
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iafrica.com
Temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques?to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the
Temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques?
iafrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to storm a church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Kermiche's accomplice Abdel Malik Petitjean, also 19, had been on the security watchlist since trying to reach... Read more
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16h
Londonist
The London Church That's A Swimming Poolby George Thomas Hine, who specialised in asylum architecture. Photo: Veronica
The London Church That's A Swimming Pool
Londonist / Posted 16 hours ago
by George Thomas Hine, who specialised in asylum architecture. Photo: Veronica Otero. The plucky conversions continue at the altar, with a shower boxed in by thick glass tiles, in front of which a jacuzzi froths away. To the left is a steam... Read more
17h
dna
French PM Manuel Valls 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesthis individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism.
French PM Manuel Valls 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism." And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to forge "a... Read more
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17h
Business Standard India
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesthis individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism.
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism." And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to forge "a... Read more
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17h
Business Standard India
Church attacker Abdel Petitjean threatened France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker Abdel Petitjean threatened France in new video
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. The president of the Conference of Bishops in France Georges Pontier called on all Catholics in the country to... Read more
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18h
asianage
Church attacker threatened France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatened France in new video
asianage / Posted 18 hours ago
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. The president of the Conference of Bishops in France Georges Pontier called on all Catholics in the country to... Read more
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18h
Hindustantimes.com
After attacks, French PM ‘open’ to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesthis individual case should not be held responsible for this “act of terrorism.
After attacks, French PM ‘open’ to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
this individual case should not be held responsible for this “act of terrorism.” And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to forge “a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesthis individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism.
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism." And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to forge "a... Read more
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express
Inaction is ‘NAIVE’ - Catholic priest calls for Christians to fight ISISwith its Christian roots. He said: “The priest in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvrary in
Inaction is ‘NAIVE’ - Catholic priest calls for Christians to fight ISIS
express / Posted 19 hours ago
with its Christian roots. He said: “The priest in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvrary in Normandy, France, was not the first to die at the altar — and he will not be the last. “In his old age, the priest embodied a civilisation that has been betrayed by a... Read more
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Rappler
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesthis individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism.
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism." And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to forge "a... Read more
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The China Post
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesin this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrori
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
The China Post / Posted 20 hours ago
in this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism." And as the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to "invent a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosquesin this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrori
French PM 'open' to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
in this individual case should not be held responsible for this "act of terrorism". As the jihadist killing of a priest at the altar of his church sparked fears of religious tensions in secular France, Valls said the country needed to "invent a... Read more
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21h
Hindustantimes.com
Church attacker threatened France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatened France in new video
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 hours ago
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. The president of the Conference of Bishops in France Georges Pontier called on all Catholics in the country to... Read more
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21h
iafrica.com
Church attacker threatened France in videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatened France in video
iafrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. The president of the Conference of Bishops in France Georges Pontier called on all Catholics in the country to... Read more
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23h
The Borneo Post
Church attacker threatened France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatened France in new video
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 hours ago
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Both assailants were shot dead by police. The attack came as the government was already facing a firestorm of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
After stormy but successful Democratic convention, it's Hillary's party nowluminaries simply stayed away. But this is not a season for surrogates, even g
After stormy but successful Democratic convention, it's Hillary's party now
Dallas Morning News / Posted 23 hours ago
luminaries simply stayed away. But this is not a season for surrogates, even gold-plated ones. Trump, left largely alone at the altar of his own nomination, has seen his poll numbers rise this week. He argues he needs no stand-ins. It presents a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Inevitable NIMBY backlash beginsrules governing energy efficiency, cultural sites and affordable housing. These
Inevitable NIMBY backlash begins
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
rules governing energy efficiency, cultural sites and affordable housing. These admirable goals have been sacrificed at the altar of providing more housing as cheaply as possible. We have to ensure the increased building that comes out of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Church attacker threatened France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatened France in new video
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Both assailants were shot dead by police. The attack came as the government was already facing a firestorm of... Read more
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Rappler
Church attacker threatens France in new videochurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
Church attacker threatens France in new video
Rappler / Posted yesterday
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Both assailants were shot dead by police. The attack came as the government was already facing a firestorm of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
France formally identifies second church attackerthey stormed a church in the northern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray Tuesday
France formally identifies second church attacker
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
they stormed a church in the northern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray Tuesday and slit the 86-year-old priest’s throat at the altar. A brief show of political unity at a mass attended by different faiths in Paris Wednesday quickly dissolved as... Read more
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The Jewish Press
France Declares Barghouti ‘Honorary Citizen’ 48 Hours After Catholic Priest ‘Sacrificed’ by ISISwho would fit right in with the bloodthirsty murderers who slaughtered the 84-y
France Declares Barghouti ‘Honorary Citizen’ 48 Hours After Catholic Priest ‘Sacrificed’ by ISIS
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
who would fit right in with the bloodthirsty murderers who slaughtered the 84-year-old priest who was celebrating Mass at the altar of his church two days ago, and who forced his fellow priest to film the event as they did so. Perhaps that’s... Read more
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Weekly Times
France tipped off on church attackersknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France tipped off on church attackers
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
France had been hunting church attackerknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France had been hunting church attacker
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat on Tuesday. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
France government faces criticism over attackschurch in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the
France government faces criticism over attacks
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday and slit the throat of 86-year-old priest Jacques Hamel at the altar. Hamel's funeral will be held in the stunning Gothic cathedral of nearby Rouen next Tuesday, the city's... Read more
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Herald Sun
France tipped off on church attackersknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France tipped off on church attackers
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoff, sources sayknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced an 85-ye
France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoff, sources say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced an 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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News.com.au
France tipped off on church attackersknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France tipped off on church attackers
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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Daily News
Kiri Kade Curdin bunches of ten for 100 rupees, to take as spiritual offerings to Kataragama,
Kiri Kade Curd
Daily News / Posted yesterday
in bunches of ten for 100 rupees, to take as spiritual offerings to Kataragama, the holy of holies. The flowers are left at the altar as part of the complex merit process that is the spiritual soul of this beautiful country. Some pilgrims take... Read more
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Perth Now
France tipped off on church attackersknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France tipped off on church attackers
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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The Courier Mail
France tipped off on church attackersknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France tipped off on church attackers
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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Swissinfo
France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoffknown to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-yea
France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoff
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
known to intelligence services. They stormed a church service, forced a 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest to his knees at the altar and slit his throat. They were later shot and killed by police. Police had already identified 19-year-old Adel... Read more
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Breitbart
Catholic Priest: Christians Have A Moral Duty To Defeat Terrorit also cannot name the threat. “The priest in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvrary in No
Catholic Priest: Christians Have A Moral Duty To Defeat Terror
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
it also cannot name the threat. “The priest in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvrary in Normandy, France, was not the first to die at the altar — and he will not be the last,” says Fr. Rutler. “In his old age, the priest embodied a civilisation that has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bizarre Sky News report 'like something off The Day Today' sweeps webI could have killed them all.' The report was aired on the back of the brutal
Bizarre Sky News report 'like something off The Day Today' sweeps web
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
I could have killed them all.' The report was aired on the back of the brutal killing of Catholic priest Jacques Hamel at the altar of his church in Normandy, France, on Tuesday. RELATED ARTICLES Revealed: Six ISIS terrorists and seven... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New chapter in Isis' war on Westin the northern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during mass on Tuesday and sli
New chapter in Isis' war on West
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
in the northern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during mass on Tuesday and slit the throat of Father Jacques Hamel, 86, at the altar before being gunned down by police. Another man was seriously injured, while three nuns and a worshipper escaped... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pope Francis stumbles, falls at Poland’s holiest shrinesite, the medieval Jasna Gora monastery near the southern city of Czestochowa.
Pope Francis stumbles, falls at Poland’s holiest shrine
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
site, the medieval Jasna Gora monastery near the southern city of Czestochowa. The 79-year-old pontiff tripped on a steps at the altar and had to be helped to his feet by the Vatican’s master of ceremonies, Guido Marini. Francis was apparently... Read more
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Calcutta News
ISIS-inspired killers increase in number as Europe faces increasing threat of terrorismattacks across the continent, with the most recent one being the murder of an 8
ISIS-inspired killers increase in number as Europe faces increasing threat of terrorism
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
attacks across the continent, with the most recent one being the murder of an 86-year-old Catholic priest, Jacques Hamel, at the altar of his church in a Rouen suburb in France. The knife slaughter was carried out by Islamic militants, and comes... Read more
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