Rev. Jacques Hamel, an 86-year old French priest, was conducting Mass at his parish when two ISIS terrorist burst into the church, taking him, two nuns, and another man hostage. The 19-year old Muslim terrorists began to attack Fr. Hamel who attempted to push them away with his feet.
When Father Hamel was not successful in pushing the Muslim terrorists away and his death was imminent, he uttered three words loudly just before they slit his throat at the very altar of the church in which he was celebrating morning Mass.
Father Hamel yelled, “Go away, Satan!”
He was fearless right up to the point where his life was taken from him at the hands of Islamic terrorists.
The terrorists were shot and killed by police after a nun was able to get out of the church and sound an alarm.
In that moment, Father Hamel knew that Islamic terrorism has nothing to do with people not being able to find jobs, as the Left so ludicrously states. It has nothing to do with whether or not those in the West are “nice to them,” as the Left also foolishly argues.
It is, at its core, pure evil, and Father Hamel called it out as such before his life was taken from him in the very church where he led worship services for the Lord God Almighty.
The Archbishop of Rouen, Archbishop Dominique Lebrun, conducted the funeral Mass for Father Hamel, a Mass attended by hundreds of priests and bishops, several hundred people, and even Muslims from the area who are grieving the heinous murder of Father Hamel.
“Evil is a mystery. It reaches heights of horror that take us out of the human,” Archbishop Dominique Lebrun said Tuesday during the two-hour Mass. “Isn’t that what you wanted to say, Jacques, with your last words, when you fell to the ground? After you were struck by the knife, you tried to push away your assailants with your feet and said, ‘Go away, Satan.’ You repeated it, ‘Go away, Satan.’”
Lebrun commended Hamel for recognizing the root of the barbarous slaying as a pure evil — a sin that exceeds human comprehension, and must therefore be the work of the devil himself.
With those words, Lebrun said, “You expressed … your faith in the goodness of humans and that the devil put his claws in.”
Muslim leaders in France have refused to bury the two ISIS terrorists responsible for the murder of Father Hamel.
h/t The Blaze