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Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Fr. Jacques Hamel: Catholic priest honored 5 years after he was killed at Mass in terrorist attack

Jul 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Islamic State supporters killed the French priest on July 26, 2016. Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Probe into Fr. Jacques Hamel’s murder shows attackers’ links to ISIS

Jul 7, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The priest was killed at Mass on July 26, 2016. Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was killed by Islamic State terrorists as he offered Mass July 26, 2016.

After teacher beheaded, some in France turn to Fr. Jacques Hamel

Oct 19, 2020

Religious leaders gathered at a memorial to slain French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel Sunday, following the beheading of a Paris... Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Pope Francis comforts sister of Fr. Jacques Hamel, killed in France

Apr 24, 2017

Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of Father Jacques Hamel, an 85-year-old priest who was killed by ISIS sympathizers... Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Town square in France named after priest murdered by ISIS

Jan 26, 2017

Fr. Jacques Hamel – the French priest who was brutally killed by ISIS terrorists last year – has been honored... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in memory of Fr. Jacques Hamel Sept. 14, 2016.

Pope Francis: 'killing in the name of God is satanic'

Sep 14, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Referencing the recent murder of French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel, Pope Francis said the persecution of Christians happening today, under... Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was killed while saying Mass by Islamic State terrorists July 26, 2016.

Campaign will help 1,000 seminarians in honor of murdered French priest

Aug 10, 2016

A Catholic charity is launching a campaign to support the studies of 1,000 seminarians around the world in honor of... Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was killed while saying Mass by Islamic State terrorists July 26, 2016.

A 'cry of hope' after the death of Father Hamel

Jul 29, 2016

At a Mass said for the victims of Tuesday's church attack in France, the Archbishop of Paris appealed for hope... Read more