Pope Francis Condemns ‘Absurd Violence’ That Claims Priest As Newest Martyr in France | Daily News | NCRegister.com

Two terrorists pledging loyalty to the Islamic State took a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray hostage and executed an elderly priest offering Mass. BY ANN SCHNEIBLE/CNA/EWTN NEWS 07/26/2016 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has decried the “absurd violence” which left anelderly priest dead after his church in northern France was taken hostage during Mass. A statement released Tuesday by the Vatican said the Pope, having been informed of the situation, “participates in the pain and horror of Continue Reading →