Fr Hamel

Making the murdered French priest a saint will also challenge Catholics to ask themselves, am I prepared to die in God’s service?

The Archbishop of Rouen led a procession through Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray before celebrating Mass at the church

Pope Francis gave a press conference on his flight from Azerbaijan to Rome

Pope Francis was speaking at a Mass in memory of Fr Jacques Hamel

Fr Jacques Hamel is reported to have said ‘go away Satan’ before he was killed

The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass

Martyrdom is an act of witness; it is a way that God has of trying to tell His Church something important, and we must listen

The French government must recognise its culture as traditionally Judeo-Christian – in short, a cultural renaissance needs to be facilitated by the state