One of murderers of the French priest was on terrorist watch list
One of the two knifemen who took five hostages, including two nuns, at the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray,church in Normandy Tuesday and cut the throat of the local priest, was on a terror watch list and out of jail for a few hours with an electronic tag. Last year, he tried to travel to Syria and was stopped. ISIS recently called on its followers in France to attack churches. This was the first time that a Christian religious site was attacked by jihadists in Europe.