by Joseph Pelletier • ChurchMilitant • July 27, 2016
Revelation comes following murder of French priest by ISIS militants
NEW YORK – Following news of the murder of a French priest by ISIS militants Tuesday, an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal is announcing his conversion to the Catholic faith.
In a tweet posted Tuesday, Sohrab Ahmari stated “this is the right moment to announce that [he is] converting to Roman Catholicism.” The original message was prefaced by the hashtag #IAmJacquesHamel, referring to the 84-year-old priest murdered Tuesday morning by Islamic terrorists while celebrating morning Mass at his parish in Normandy, France.
In response to queries, he explained he is currently under instruction by a group of orthodox priests, explaining that the course is “extremely rigorous” …