“Senseless” terrorism?

104132472_A_young_girl_stands_near_flowers_and_candles_at_the_town_hall_in_Saint-Etienne-du-Rouv-large_trans++5yQLQqeH37t50SCyM4-zeERf_Wk3V23H2268P_XkPxcPope Francis called the murder of an 85-year-old Catholic priestwhile saying Mass in a suburb of Rouen this week “an act of absurd violence.” Why “absurd”? Others speaking for the Catholic Church have described the killers of Fr Jacques Hamel as “psychopathic” or “madmen.” They seem not to want to talk about the motive for the violence as stated by the killers themselves – their Muslim faith.