An 84-year-old priest, Fr. Jaqcues Hamel, in Saint Etienne-de-Rouvray church, near Rouen in France was killed in an attack by two armed men. The hostage-takers were later neutralised by police when the two came out of the church. Pope Francis decried the killing. Police cordoned off the area and are searching for explosives. French President Francois Hollande arrived at the place and spoke to police.