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Syria: Catholic Priest beheaded by Islamists

The severed head of the priest is shown to the crowd.

Syria – The Vatican has confirmed the cold-blooded murder of the Franciscan priest François Murad (49). He was beheaded in the public by radical Islamic terrorists on Sunday the 23th of June in northern Syria in the region of Gassanieh.

The neck of the pinioned priest was severed with a knife. Afterwards, the head was shown to the roaring crowd. The Catholic priest had sought refuge in the local Christian monastery, which was attacked by the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra.

This heinous act must bring to mind for every Christian in the world that these so-called rebels in Syria are cold-blooded killers and no freedom fighters and they are certainly not the guardians of Islam. They can shout “Allahu Akbar” while their slaughtering as loud as they want, this has absolutely nothing to do with God.

Anyone who takes the life of a man commits a mortal sin, period!

Every Muslim who does not strongly condemn this brutal murder of a defenseless Catholic priests is making himself complicit.

The severed head of the priest is shown to the crowd.
The severed head of the priest is shown to the crowd.

The Koran forbids this. The murderers and all the people who have watched this and done nothing will end up in the eternal damnation. They are the servants of Satan and they will forever atone for their cowardly act.

The beheading is shown in the following video, which makes father François to a martyr who died only because of his Christian faith.

Warning: the recording is extremely brutal and I only show this because there are people who still deny that such atrocities are committed by the jihadists within Syria.

The first victim’s father François. The second, who was also beheaded, is said to have collaborated with the government of al-Assad. A third person, who`s hands were also tied behind his back and is kneeling on the ground awaits the same fate.

I lack the words to express my outrage about this horrible massacre. Those damned murderers let even children watch this.

Why does the Western media not report about these heinous killings of Christians and about who gives these bands of murderers all the money and weapons to rage in Syria? Namely the worst dictatorships such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar, as well as Turkey, Jordan and Israel, and the United States and Great Britain.

Where is the condemnation of these atrocities by the governments of the so-called civilized West? Otherwise, they make a huge outcry when it comes to human rights and the protection of human life. Obviously, all means are OK for them as long as they are about the overthrow of al-Assad.

Hereby, I call on all readers of ASR (see link to source below) to send this article with the video to all the members of the government, the governments, media, prosecutors, representatives of the various religions and to all who should know about this.

The support of the terrorists who have invaded Syria and who commit the worst crimes must be stopped immediately and the perpetrators punished.

Source: alles-schallundrauch

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      • Sam

        No not behead them. Shoot them. And yes we are better. A lot better ! We know how to settle our disputes peacefully without acting like total animals, but at the same time we will stand still in cowardliness while people like those exists and pollute our planet. Stop it with the wise wannabe comments like “If you say this you’re not better”, it’s getting totally pointless seriously…

    • J. Kendo

      So we should murder 1.5 billion Muslims because of the actions of a few? Yeah, that makes sense…

      Glad to see that the bloodthirsty Neo-cons are showing their true colors. You wanted a scapegoat for the violence committed by the few, so you’re projecting the blame on to a group totaling approximately 1.5 billion people. Don’t confuse genocide with justice, they are two different things. Justice is bringing the individuals responsible to justice, not 1.5 billion people who haven’t committed the crime.

      Your logic no better than the terrorist’s, who killed 3000 Americans on 9/11 in response to the actions of a different group of people – the US Fed. Government.

      Your logic is no better than Hitler’s, who took the action of a select group of rich and powerful Jews, and projected the blame on to all Jews.

      • Justice seeker

        You are a fool – the religion is a poison. Learn arabic, read the Quran and you will understand. Oh don’t forget to read the three supplementary books which tell them what to do. The worst thing is, if you ask most Muslims if these people will go to heaven (not if the action is right or wrong) they will either not answer or not say no directly.

        The only solution is eradication.

        • suresh

          not too long ago christian world have been doing the same to others…genocide in americas…crusade in middle east…inquisation in latin america ,india , and south east asia. their hand are not clean. to call for genocide of 1.5 billion ppl because of thier action smacks ignorance. read the bible…alll those who fanatically follow words of the book are fools by equal measure and barbaric

          • Chale

            If you think religious people are bad, consider the non-religious ones such as Hitler and Stalin. People are just bad and those in power are the worst.

  1. Patrick

    Killing in the name of God; wish God can talk. There’s something dreadfully wrong with the teaching of this particular religion. Killing, war, bombing and atrocities are committed by the Arabs and American alike.

  2. WTF

    Those MOTHERfuckers will not know what hit them when the wrath of our Christian God pummels them and their sick shit into hell. The heels of bare feet in your face you pathetic pieces of shit!

  3. James Elmer

    Revelation 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

  4. S.Sah

    they are erdogan’s heroes!!!!!!Damn all of them!I cannot believe in what i see!How can they behead people like that for the sake of Allah?I am so sorry so sorry!and what about the rest watching this horrific scene around it!So cruel.I hate these islamists.As a muslim,i dont believe this is islam.This is not islam.I am so sorry for the priests.May they rest in peace :(

  5. hossam mohamed

    you are fucken liar
    this man not killed because he is priest but because he deal with Assad regimen.
    I was in Syria and many Christians are my friends and they are in the protection of Jihad people.
    but this man gave knowledge to Assad regimen that causes 65 ones were captured and killed after tutoring and 19 women were raped and some of them killed after that

    they found all these knowledge on his mobile
    stop your Hypocrisy

    • M K

      Honestly, you really should consider going back to school again and gain some logical thinking. As if this (assad/catholic) makes a difference. What kind of human are you? Beside the uneducated jihadi-one?

    • Argos Nautas

      What are you speaking about? Yu are a MONKEY like all those islamists funded by Qatar, Israel, EU and USA. Monkey islamists!!!! Fuck you hossad mohamed…you will go the hell…you are antimuslism.

    • Bahlol Dana

      You Hossam Mohammed, if you support these Animals Wahabees then you are sick as these bastards. For your information here is a video that shows these Wahabees are not Muslims.

      These Wahabees are nothing more Human Eating bacteria , a cancer on the Muslim society. No where on earth are people be-headed except by the Wahabees, and their asshole masters in Saudi Arabia!!!! I cant wait to see you Wahabees burn in HELL!!!!!

      • pay attention

        Doesn’t seem like he (Hossam Mohamed) was defending the beheading, just calling out the allegation in the article, that the priest was beheaded for being christian. Whether this is the case or not I won’t speculate to say. People should read comment properly rather then propagating lies to fire up an uneducated population.

        • M K

          Yes, indeed. But in this case, it is already confirmed that the Catholic priest was beheaded by this mob for being christian and allegedly on the false side of this conflict.

        • Richard L Pierre

          Hey, pay attention. If even they were guilty of the crime they were accused of, that in NO WAY justify this bararic act of beheading.

          And to think that the US via the CIA is funding and supporting these people.

          I have muslim friends and I am familiar with the teachings of the Qur’ an and it clearly does not condone or encourages that kind of behaviour

    • Peter demello

      So you think it is good to cruely behead ( satanic ) a person I think you are brainwashed, to call others hypcrites,, you are 100% sick, and need to go to a mental intitute, please know that your place is only in hell

    • Nini

      Let assume for a minute ur a right, the jihadist are protecting u so called christian because they do not want to look bad, but when no one is looking u WILL BE DEAD!

      There is ample example of that . So keep on Dreaming they will treat u good!

  6. ePug

    Bah… Christians zealots, priests, kings and emperors slaughtered muslims and pagans and everybody that was remotely non chistians throughout the ages. Christians, Muslims, all the same, all killing in the name of their god.

    • Mike

      ePug, you need to read history and facts properly. You have no idea. The pagans slaughtered; the Muslims slaughter and slaughtered…as for the Crusader etc that yu speak of, these are NOT Christian ! In fact, any act such as this is not of any religion…their religion is called inhumane animalistic…those who kill with the sword shall die by the sword. Unfortunately, Islam will dominate but only for a small time; subsequent to this they shall be annihilated from the face of the Earth.

  7. Hilarious

    In the comments: “My religion is better than your religion.”

    This is why we as humans will only live for so long on this planet.

    • Hawk

      It doesn’t really matter a fuck who it was that was beheaded, father François or some other unfortunate human, we are living in the 21st century for fuck sake, yes no doubt millions have been slaughtered over the centuries in the name of religion but we are SUPPOSED to be civilized now but these pricks are barbaric animals straight out of the fucking dark ages, to think this sort of shit is still going on today is unbelievable but their day of reckoning will come but in the mean time to do the human race a favor these bastards need to be rounded up and nuked

  8. john

    This is 100% in the name of Allah. Go read the Koran. It is only a sin to kill a “believer” aka someone who is muslim and believes in Allah. Someone who isnt muslim (like a catholic priest) shall be killed in the name of Allah if he refuses to convert. Seriously, search google and go read some of the koran. Try to find a pasage that isnt based on violence and killing. The muslim religion is intended to dominate the world, and if you don’t convert, you will be murdered.

    • Arabi Souri

      I’ll give you the honor to do the google search and give us the verse of Quran saying killing who refuse to convert, especially someone like a Catholic priest.

    • Ahmad

      Yo man ,, could you please help me and give me the verse from the Quoran , because I’ve read the Holy Quoran more than 3 times and don’t remember such a thing … And btw if you can read arabic : مَنْ قَتَلَ نَفْسًا بِغَيْرِ نَفْسٍ أَوْ فَسَادٍ فِي الْأَرْضِ فَكَأَنَّمَا قَتَلَ النَّاسَ جَمِيعًا وَمَنْ أَحْيَاهَا فَكَأَنَّمَا أَحْيَا النَّاسَ جَمِيعًا That’s a verse from the Quran , translation ? IF you killed an innocent soul it’s like you killed all humanity … ( this verse doesn’t say LIKE killing all muslims .. But killing all mankind … ) And those in the video are not muslimce ,,, these people don’t have a religion so don’t let the Media fool you .. believe me it fools us everyone

  9. from morocco

    These people are not moslims they are wild animals and ignorant that’s why they should live in dictatorship for ever they don’t deserve freedom they are killers and they are using Islam to hide the atrocity of this unhuman act. It is like these savages that Islam has a reputation of exteremism intolerance and ignorance

  10. Tareq

    I am a Muslim, and I just want to say that these stupid, cold blooded killers has nothing to do with Islam !!!
    they use Islam as their cover to these massive killings

    I want to make this clear please, Islam does not tell us to kill innocent people regardless of their religion !!
    Islam is better off with the so called “Muslims” we see nowadays.

  11. Veroplane

    Killing extremists is not the answer. I strongly feel that we should do the following:

    1. Embargo every Islamic nation. No one can fly in or out of a western country. Keep them secluded.
    2. Deny them of all our good and services. No iPhones, no Microsoft, nothing. Money and other resources too from clothes to automobiles to anything branded by a European or Anerican company.
    3. Pull any relief efforts, send home troops and use the money to protect our own soil. Fiercely.
    4. Let them resolve their own damn issues themselves and flag them, watch them, monitor them and let it be known.

    It’s unfortunate that good, honest, Muslims are being lumped into the same category as these terrorist and lunatics, but there is not enough of a resistance coming from civilians, such as those in Syria to stop this maddness. Religion always seems to clout the movents. When enough people have had no more and they beginning fighting for that democratic system that WE want them to have, then maybe things will change over there.

    I say forget them. Ignore that part of the world. Color it blue on the map.

    But then, there is oil.

  12. Elwakeel

    Those people who commit such a crime are not a human being just are brutel killer no mercy with them.
    what ever your belive you have not the wright to be so brutel and cold blooded.

    • Mike

      Absolutely, Garrett. If you read the history of the Coptic Orthodox church, you will see She has many martyrs, especially post the 4th Century AD.

  13. lolzz

    these are the people who the US , qatar and saoudi arabia are paying for and supporting against the “brutality of assad” what about everyone goes few years back and see “the terrorists” worked for who? who was taking advantage of their actions? the US or not? so what about everyone talking about arabs shut the fuck up and learn u ignorant pieces of shit.

  14. tanman

    I read this article and this is truly a heinous act that is fueled by demons. I disagree with the author on many points. The author claims that the Koran forbids this, but not only does the Koran condone this, but it calls for it. “And when the sacred months have passed, then kill the polytheists wherever you find them and capture them and besiege them and sit in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they should repent, establish prayer, and give zakah, let them on their way. Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.”
    -Surah 9:5

    And kill them wherever you overtake them and expel them from wherever they have expelled you, and fitnah is worse than killing
    -Sura 2:191. “

    He is the issue I have with the author of this article, Muslims believe the Koran is a book from God, they really believe that non-muslims are infidles and should die, especially Jews. This is not some random fact that is made up to them, this is something that has been taught throughout the history of islam. The fundamentals take this seriously and they devote their life to it and are even willing to sacrifice their life for Islam, after all, that is what defines them as radical.

    Unfortunately the silent enabler of these heinous crimes are the moderate “anti-violence” muslims ,who although are against these violent actions and strive for morality without violence and terrorism, they are not as well versed in the Koran or know the history of islam as these fundamentals are. These muslim moderates are not willing to challenge what the Koran says to their morality conviction, that is essentially what makes differ from radicals). So when a moderate muslim is presented with a dilemma such as this article/video it is easier to side with your moral conviction and say killing someone is wrong as opposed to saying something in the Koran is wrong, such as the case with this author. But when a true muslim understands what the Koran teaches and chooses to take it seriously as though it was an order from god, he will lay his will aside and will have no problems beheading someone while chanting “god is great,” because it is not about what his moral conviction is, rather what his koran teaches.

    So As long as moral moderate muslims are rejecting these acts of violence as opposed to condemning the very source which propagates terrorism , society will blame lack of education or poverty or even mental illness as a cause of these acts of terrorism; and will conclude that the core principle of islam and the Koran can’t really be that bad. Ironically there is always one common denominator, the Koran. It’s teachings need to securitized and challenged especially if this book is their life code. Unfortunately, there is not much room for reason or analysis because apostasy is punishable by death “”They wish that you should disbelieve as they disbelieve, and then you would be equal; therefore take not to yourselves friends of them, until they emigrate in the way of God; then, if they turn their backs, take them, and slay them wherever you find them; take not to yourselves any one of them as friend or helper.” Surah 4:89. They do a really good job of silencing their critics, how else could this kind of behavior survive in any civilized society for so many years.

  15. Alex Constable

    These poor men, God bless them, were followers of Jesus, who, when he was being crucified, asked God to forgive his tormentors because they didn’t know what they were doing. Who do we blame? The Romans? The Jews? Judas Iscariot? Christian teaching says it’s the Human Race that is responsible. Each person’s sin is my sin, just as each each one’s suffering is my suffering. We believe that forgiveness is always greater than evil, and that love will vanquish hatred. It may not look that way on digital footage, but it’s still true.
    Should these criminals be brought to justice? Of course, if at all possible, they should be tried for their crimes and if found guilty, sentenced. And as they say in the movies, “May God have mercy on their souls”.

  16. Fieschi

    No problem
    We help these worthy people with our money, our advice, our weapons.
    When they will have conquered Syria and Lebanon and exported their weapons in our suburbs, our politicians will open eyes

  17. Sami

    Tanman why didn’t you continue the second sura you mentioned ? I shall continue from where you stoped :”and dont fight them at the mosque until they fight u in it if they kill you then kill them thats what the disbelievers deserve .”
    In fact islam is not like christianity if they slap you then turn for them the other side so they can slap again or something like that ! In islam an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth and the blame is on who began !
    Yes there violence in islam but it’s when someone confront you with violence and not the other way around!
    In fact these you call terrorist are just like you they include all of you people with some of the corrupted leaders what is wrong ! And your doing the aame thing aren’t you ? Then your a terrorist ! Anw islam is far from all of this atrocity and if what you are saying that muslims should kill all disbeliever ! You people should’ve been dead along time ago ! But as you see these people are just using islam just like bin laden and al qaeda ! You sick people continue including all muslims and helping the terrorist to destroy islam
    I hope u read the whole quran and dont just read word for word like : there’s no god ! And stop no u should continue : there’s no god but God himself !

  18. yousra

    Monsters and barbarians!!!, what’s this calamity and curse befell us?!!
    Look at this person who is cutting the victim’s head … Who is this? who could say that he is the one who is the best of the victim, and he deserves to survive instead of him?
    the catastrophe is that most of thees monsters, believes through these field trials, they apply the “Sharia” ,,, It’s the most terrible acts against Humanity, happened in the modern history!!

  19. Mike Ali

    By the way, not all muslims do these horrible crimes; only the wahabi/salafi sunnis do that.
    These are not mulsims; they were made to ruin the good image of Islam. They made the word “Allahu Akbar” a word connected to murder and killing. They didn’t make only western or christian people hate islam, but even the good muslims too.

    • Jacky

      read this, Two other men, both of them criminals,were also led out to be put to death with Jesus,.When they came to the place called “The Skull” they crucified Jesus there and the two criminals,one on his right and one on his left.Jesus Said” Forgive them Father, they dont know what they are doing” Luke 23 : 32-34………Christian Teaching is Love one an another John 15:17


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