: Vatican Radio: Pope Francis horrified by ‘barbarous' attack on French Church

15:57 Jul. 26, 2016

Vatican Radio: Pope Francis horrified by ‘barbarous' attack on French Church

Pope Francis (AP Photo)

Pope Francis is horrified and shocked by an attack on a church in Rouen, in northern France, where a priest was slain and another hostage was seriously wounded.

A statement released by Fr Federico Lombardi, Director of the Holy See Press Office said: "We are particularly shocked because this horrible violence took place in a Church, in which God's love is announced, with the barbarous killing of a priest and the involvement of the faithful".

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