Jacques Hamel

Jacques Hamel

Announcement Date: 26th July 2016

Jacques Hamel was a French Catholic priest in the parish of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray. On 26 July 2016, Hamel was murdered during the 2016 Normandy church attack by two Muslim men pledging allegiance

  • Born: November 30, 1930, Darnétal, France
  • Died: July 26, 2016, Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, France
  • Archdiocese: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rouen
  • Ordination: June 30, 1958
  • Siblings: Roselyne Hamel