By Bob Owens
Radical Islam is at war with civilization itself.
It does not appear that civilization is willing to acknowledge that yet, even after a shocking attack by Muslim terrorists in Normandy today where two savages beheaded a priest during Mass.
Two knife-wielding men yelling “Daesh!” – an Arabic acronym for ISIS – brutally murdered an 84-year-old priest Tuesday inside a French church where they took hostages, according to reports.
Two nuns and two worshipers were in the church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy when the jihadists broke in during Mass, and slit priest Jacques Hamel’s throat, an Interior Ministry spokesman told Agence France-Presse.
An anti-gang police unit responded after one of the nuns escaped and called for help, The Local reported. After an hour-long standoff, cops killed the assailants and freed three hostages.
One hostage suffered life-threatening injuries.
Paris prosecutor’s office said the case was being handled by anti-terrorism prosecutors.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls expressed his “horror at the barbaric attack,” The Local reported.
“The whole of France and all Catholics are wounded. We will stand together,” he posted on Twitter.
Pope Francis also voiced his “pain and horror,” according to the Vatican.
“Expressing horror” after the fact won’t restore the life of Father Jacques …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms