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Pope Francis talks to reporters during his flight to Poland (AP)

The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight to Poland for World Youth Day

Priests pray the Lord's Prayer as Pope Francis celebrates Mass in June (CNS)

Fr Jacques Hamel was one of the legions of humble and unassuming parish priests who offer their whole lives to Christ

Police officers prevent access to the church where a hostage taking took place yesterday (AP)

Hostages say they were held at gunpoint and made to film the body Fr Jacques Hamel

Tributes at the city hall entrance close to the home of Father Jacques Hamel (AP)

Fr Hamel told his parishioners to aim for sanctity, pointing to the example of the Martin family

French police guards the street to access the church where  Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

A French soldier stands guard as he prevents access to the scene of the ISIS attack in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France (AP)

Mohammed Karabila, president of the Regional Council of the Muslim Faith for Haute-Normandie, said he was ‘appalled by the death of his friend’ Fr Jacques Hamel

View of the Mont-Saint-Michel surrounded by water

The French island was isolated following exceptionally high tides

A still from the 'Adopt A Priest' video Below: The short film in full

Normandy dioceses respond to falling number of donors