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Muslims Go to Catholic Mass Across France to Show Solidarity

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Muslims attend Catholic Masses across France in a show of solidarity, after Fr. Jacques Hamel was killed by ISIS while celebrating the Eucharist. Read more and the video after the jump: Muslims Go to Catholic Mass Across France to Show Solidarity

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Fr. Hamel Died As a Priest, Doing What Priests Do

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“The sacrifice of the cross is the non-violent absorption of human violence. The offer of love in return for hate.”

Today we fast and remember Fr. Jacques Hamel killed by ISIS while celebrating the Mass. A must-read in The Guardian here: Fr. Hamel Died As a Priest, Doing What Priests Do

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TCC Playlist: Swing Low Sweet Chariot by She & Him & The Staple Singers

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The Staple Singers

Rest in peace, Fr. Jacques Hamel, martyred by ISIS while celebrating the Mass in France. Listen to The Staple Singers sing the slave spiritual “Swing Low Sweet Chariot.” Then check out this version by Zooey Deschanel and Matthew Stephen Ward who perform together as She & Him.

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Horrific Violence in a Sacred Place Where the Love of God is Declared

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“He was a wonderful man, Fr. Jacques.”

Fr. Jacques Hamel’s throat was slit by two ISIS soldiers during morning Mass in France. More from The Guardian here: Horrific Violence in a Sacred Place Where the Love of God is Declared. And here: Priest Killed by Two ISIS Soldiers

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