venerdì 21 luglio 2017

Francia
Murdered priest's death marked with Mass and special monument
The Tablet
(Isabella Haberstock de Carvalho) The monument to Fr Jacques Hamel shows his death was not simply an attack on a priest, but on the values of western society. In a shocking event that opened up a new frontier of religious violence in Europe, Fr Jacques Hamel, an elderly 85-year-old French priest, was brutally murdered by two Islamic terrorists while saying Mass. Next Wednesday (26 July), at exactly the same time Fr Hamel was assassinated, Mass will be said in the Church of Sant-Étienne-du-Rouvray, in Normandy. (...)