Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Je Suis Prêtre

Slain French priest was attack on 'all of us,' imam said: WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Father Jacques Hamel's gruesome murder in northern France July 26 -- by men claiming allegiance to the Islamic State -- prompted sorrow and outrage from Muslim leaders around the world.  In fact, many French Muslims went to the funeral Mass of Pere Jacques Hamel, who was martyred by terrorists, in the name of their religion, in protest to the terrorists' false interpretation of Islam.  Also, these imams refused to bury the terrorists.  They cut off all association with the terrorists' twisting of their Islamic religion.

It is good to see something visibly noticeable, as a response to terrorists claiming to be Islamic.  We are descendants of Abraham.

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A Priest's Day

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