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Horrific video shows Syrian Catholic priest being 'beheaded by jihadist fighters in front of crowd
The Daily Mail ^ | 1 July 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 07/01/2013 12:00:48 PM PDT by protest1

A Syrian Catholic priest has been beheaded by jihadist fighters in Syria, it has been claimed.

The death of Franciscan Father Francois Murad has been confirmed by the official Vatican news agency.

The gruesome killing has raised further concerns about the West arming rebels in the fight against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Grainy footage purported to show the 49-year-old’s death has been posted on the internet.

Father Francois, was killed on 23 June in Gassanieh, in northern Syria.

He had been staying in the convent of the Custody of the Holy Land.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: catholic; islam; martyr; priest; randsconcerntrolls; syria; terrorist; waronterror
This had received almost no coverage in main media outlets appart from the Daily Mail. It should be front page news and on our TV as apparently all our political leaders are desperate to give arms to these terrorists.
1 posted on 07/01/2013 12:00:48 PM PDT by protest1
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To: protest1

Has 0bama explained who this is just an expression of religious freedom on the part of his armed by the US w/o a background check followers of his Muslim Faith?


2 posted on 07/01/2013 12:05:49 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: protest1

Just remember....

those are o’bummer’s buddies.


3 posted on 07/01/2013 12:05:58 PM PDT by KIDFOH (E.I.E.I.O. (enough is enough, impeach obama))
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To: protest1

Has 0bama explained how this is just an expression of religious freedom on the part of his armed by the US w/o a background check followers of his Muslim Faith?


4 posted on 07/01/2013 12:06:07 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: protest1

Either directly or indirectly, President Obama is arming jihadists.


5 posted on 07/01/2013 12:07:10 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Paladin2

our new Syrian allies acted “stupidly”

but hey

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

RIP father Francois, martyr


6 posted on 07/01/2013 12:07:39 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: protest1

And we’re giving these animals weapons and (probably) money! We have lost our way....


7 posted on 07/01/2013 12:07:59 PM PDT by dan on the right
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To: protest1

John McCain........What say you?...............


8 posted on 07/01/2013 12:08:18 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: protest1

Wonder if John McCain was holding the camera for them.


9 posted on 07/01/2013 12:13:57 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Paladin2

OBAMMA'S BoyZ in OBMAMMA'S WAR

Whadda thunk ? .. /sar

10 posted on 07/01/2013 12:14:11 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: protest1

Wonder if they used Obama supplied weapons....


11 posted on 07/01/2013 12:14:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Rubio's New Book: From Nobody To Senator, To Conservative savior, Then Back To Nobody")
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To: Red Badger

Rumor is McCain hates Christians, so he’s probably cool with this.


12 posted on 07/01/2013 12:14:17 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: protest1

Meanwhile, Obama giggles with delight.


13 posted on 07/01/2013 12:14:47 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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Islam is a war plan.


15 posted on 07/01/2013 12:17:16 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: protest1

These are the ones we’re going to give weapons and training too eh? Hmmmmm.....


16 posted on 07/01/2013 12:17:57 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: protest1

More proof that Obastard is arming the wrong side.


17 posted on 07/01/2013 12:21:17 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Paladin2
There is more coverage of the news in one of the Telegraph's blogs

Syrian rebels behead a Catholic priest before a cheering crowd"

18 posted on 07/01/2013 12:22:22 PM PDT by protest1
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To: protest1; Revolting cat!

Obama is going to come down hard on the youtube videographers of this alleged video if there are riots from Islmaists. Allegedly.


19 posted on 07/01/2013 12:22:45 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: protest1
But, but, but...


20 posted on 07/01/2013 12:25:25 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: protest1

Workplace violence ... nothing to see here.


21 posted on 07/01/2013 12:25:51 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: protest1

Father Murad, a modern-day martyr.
His reward will be great in Heaven.


22 posted on 07/01/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: LibFreeUSA

I used to believe John McCain had a sense of honor. Now I know he does not.


23 posted on 07/01/2013 12:31:54 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: protest1

Frikkin animals. Disgusting.


24 posted on 07/01/2013 12:35:05 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: protest1
Jihadist fighters in Syria!

Oh yeah,Isn't that the bunch Obama and MeCain want to arm and support with tons of cash.

25 posted on 07/01/2013 12:42:30 PM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracker)
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To: Paladin2

They’re Muslim Brotherhood, so they’re all good in Obama’s eyes.

Everybody else is bad, especially Catholic priests. You probably won’t hear a peep from him about this atrocity.

We need some Divine assistance at this point.


26 posted on 07/01/2013 12:57:03 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: protest1

America’s new allies...


27 posted on 07/01/2013 1:02:43 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: protest1

John McCain met with these animals!!!


28 posted on 07/01/2013 1:07:55 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: protest1

See my tagline.


29 posted on 07/01/2013 1:45:17 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: protest1

Is this Obama’s Civilian National Army?


30 posted on 07/01/2013 1:47:26 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: LibFreeUSA

Is McCain a fool, or is he senile?


31 posted on 07/01/2013 2:16:54 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: protest1

This is a horrific act-even shooting would be humane compared to this. I pray that God returns the favor to these pig savages in spades.


32 posted on 07/01/2013 2:50:03 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: protest1

Perhaps we can have the same team that protected our Libyan delegation protect the Christians of Syria.

I am confident that the Obama Administration is going to have the BATF carefully distributing arms to just the “good guys”.

Government works, if conservatives would just get out to the way.


33 posted on 07/01/2013 2:50:48 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Wyatt's Torch


34 posted on 07/01/2013 2:54:10 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: KIDFOH

I bet Con-man Barry enjoyed watching that video. 10-1 odds he chanted, “Praise be Allah” while viewing it.


36 posted on 07/01/2013 7:08:25 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Both sides are the “wrong” side.

With a small christian minority getting wiped out


37 posted on 07/01/2013 7:16:23 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: LibFreeUSA

McCain is a cross between a Judas-goat and a Jackass...with a smidgen of horses’ @ss DNA thrown in for “diversity”.


38 posted on 07/01/2013 8:38:09 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

As in the Spanish Civil War (7,000 priests killed, as well as countless lay people), the blood of our martyrs nourishes the seeds of faith.


39 posted on 07/02/2013 3:51:05 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: protest1
Pope Francis needs to repeat the call of Pope Urban II:


40 posted on 07/02/2013 6:45:08 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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41 posted on 07/02/2013 1:40:17 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: protest1

Time was, when Jooos! killed a priest and his assistant in Damascus to use his blood for Passover matzos, the entire Middle East would be in an uproar, with pogroms galore (1841). Now Muslims just don’t seem to care any more./s


42 posted on 07/02/2013 1:50:22 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Is McCain a fool, or is he senile?

Yes.

43 posted on 07/02/2013 2:17:53 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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