Fr. Jacques Hamel: “Get away, Satan.”

Fr. Hamel's funeralDominique Lebrun, Archbishop of Rouen, presided over Fr. Hamel’s funeral yesterday and told the congregation that after his throat was slit, Fr Hamel pushed one of his attackers with his feet, saying: “Get away, Satan”. He praised the murdered clergyman for 58 years of loyal service to the church. “Jacques, you were a loyal disciple of Jesus,” Lebrun said. “Where you went you did good.”