Perspectives Daily – Priest Killed During Mass is Closer to Beatification

Posted April 19, 2017 9:33 pm by Noel Ocol

Let’s begin in Rome today where the Pope addressed the pilgrims at his weekly General Audience. Reflecting on 1 Cor 15, the Pope said that the Risen Christ is the hope of Christians, since his resurrection is the event that grounds our faith. Here’s the summary from Rome.
In France, you may recall Fr. Jacques Hamel who was brutally killed while celebrating Mass last July. The Archdiocese of Rouen has formally begin the process of his beatification to sainthood. Fr. Hamel was killed last summer as he celebrated Mass when two men who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State stormed the church,

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