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August 14, 2018

How Catholic priest was killed by ‘IS soldiers’

Last Tuesday July 26, was another gloomy day in France, an 84-year-old Catholic priest was killed and four other people taken hostage by two armed men who stormed his church in a suburb of Rouen in northern France The two attackers, who said they were from the so-called Islamic State (IS), slit Fr Jacques Hamel’s throat during a morning Mass, officials say. Police responded very quickly, surrounded the church and shot dead both hostage-takers. French media named one of them as Adel K. One of the hostages was taken to hospital and is in a critical condition. President Francois Hollande,…