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Sunday, July 31, 2016
#BreakingNews many Muslims attend Catholic Mass in honor of Fr. Jacques Hamel - #Priest murdered...SHARE
Over 100 Muslims have honored the memory of the Priest Killed Father Jacques Hamel. They attended a Catholic Mass in churches around France. Fr. Hamel was murdered during an ISIS affiliated attack. 2,000 people attended the cathedral of Rouen near the town where two teenagers cut the throat of 85-year-old Father Jacques Hamel.
"I thank you in the name of all Christians," Rouen Archbishop Dominique Lebrun said. "In this way you are affirming that you reject death and violence in the name of God."
The head imam Otaman Aissaoui of Nice, France led a delegation to a Catholic mass where there was an attack on Bastille Day, which took 84 lives and injuring 435.
"Being united is a response to the act of horror and barbarism," he said.
The Notre Dame church in Bordeaux also welcomed a Muslim group, led by imam Tareq Oubrou. On Sunday, many prominent Muslims published a letter warning that "the risk of fracturing among the French is growing every day." "We're very touched," the Archbishop of Rouen, Dominique Lebrun, told BFMTV.
"It's an important gesture of fraternity. They've told us, and I think they're sincere, that it's not Islam which killed Jacques Hamel."
"For me, it is very important to be here today," Mohammed Karabila, President of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray Mosque, said in Rouen. Muslims in Italy also attended a Catholic Mass on Sunday. Three imams sat in the front row at Santa Maria Trastevere church in Rome. Please PRAY for Peace...and SHARE this story of Hope...