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Pope Francis met with French President Francois Hollande at the Vatican just three weeks after an elderly priest was brutally murdered by Islamist militants in northern France.
Rouen, France -- Mourners crammed into Rouen Cathedral Aug. 2 for the funeral of the Roman Catholic priest knifed to death at his church altar.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said recent comments by Cardinal Raymond Burke on Islam's desire to govern the world are unhelpful in the aftermath of a spate of terror attacks.
Aboard the papal plane -- Pope Francis said today that while many speak of a situation of "insecurity" around the world "the true word is war."
Just Catholic: The world is imploding in its anger. If we cannot stop the anger at its sources, at least we can stop feeding it in ourselves.
Updated: Armed men burst into a Catholic church Tuesday morning near Rouen, France, and slit the throat of a priest who was celebrating Mass.
Remembering the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice, France, Pope Francis prayed that God give comfort to grieving families and foil future plans to harm others.
Updated: Pope Francis and other leaders condemned terrorism and expressed solidarity with France after a truck plowed through crowds celebrating Bastille Day.
Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of "blind violence."
The pope expressed his "deep sorrow" and "spiritual closeness" with the French people in a message to Bishop Andre Marceau of Nice, signed by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state. Pope Francis entrusted the victims and their families to God's mercy.