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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, 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.

Mass, procession to mark fourth anniversary of Fr. Jacques Hamel’s murder

Jul 25, 2020

The Diocese of Rouen, France will mark the fourth anniversary of the murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel with a Mass... Read more

Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Moved by priest's martyrdom, French businessman returns to the faith

Oct 10, 2017

Patrick Canac was baptized, but like so many others, drifted away from the Church over time.  Read more

A year after his murder, Fr. Jacques Hamel remembered

Jul 25, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

One year after the brutal killing of Fr. Jacques Hamel, French bishops recalled the beautiful example of the man who... Read more