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Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Police in southwest France arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the jihadist killing of a priest in a Normandy church last month, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Danish Muslim group offers to bury French priest killer

Danish Muslim group offers to bury French priest killer

A Danish Muslim group has offered to bury one of the jihadists who murdered a French priest, after Muslim leaders in France refused to do so, a newspaper said Wednesday.

France lays to rest priest slain by jihadists

France lays to rest priest slain by jihadists

Thousands gathered at Rouen cathedral in northern France on Tuesday for the funeral of Father Jacques Hamel, the 85-year-old priest who was murdered by two jihadists last week.

Muslims pray with Catholics over priest's 'barbaric' murder

Muslims pray with Catholics over priest's 'barbaric' murder

Muslims attended Catholic mass in churches around France on Sunday in solidarity and sorrow following the brutal jihadist murder of a priest, the latest in a string of attacks.

Christians and Muslims to mourn murdered French priest

Christians and Muslims to mourn murdered French priest

Muslim and Christian groups will hold vigils Saturday for a French priest murdered by jihadists in his church, as police charged a man in connection with the brutal attack that has plunged the nation into mourning again.

Muslim leader mourns slain priest 'friend' in France

Muslim leader mourns slain priest 'friend' in France

The imam of the mosque in the northern French town where a church was attacked Tuesday said he was "stunned" by the murder of the local priest, who he described as a friend.

IS claims attack on French church

IS claims attack on French church

The Islamic State group said Tuesday that two of its "soldiers" stormed a French church and slit a priest's throat, the latest attack in a country already shaken to its core by a series of terror strikes.