Pallbearers carry the coffin of Father Jacques Hamel
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French priest funeral: Thousands attend ceremony

Thousands have gathered at Rouen cathedral in Normandy for the funeral of French priest Father Jacques Hamel, who was murdered in his church by Islamist extremists last week.

A public ceremony was led by the city's archbishop, Dominique Lebrun. A private burial will follow.

  • 02 Aug 2016
  • From the section Europe
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