Tag : martyrdom
title : 'Killing In God’s Name Is Satanic,' Proclaims Pope Francis
summary : In recalling the murder of Father Jacques Hamel in France during a homily held in honor of the fallen priest at the Vatican, Pope Francis avowed, "This cruelty that asks for apostasy, is satanic." The pontiff's comments reference acts of terrorism, in which people claimed to be killing in the name of God. Pope Francis Pope strongly condemned the identification of terrorism with Islam and now said killing in God's name is a satanic act.
date : Sep 20, 2016 11:11 AM EDT