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US News The churches of France have sounded the death knell at 3 p.m. in tribute to the victims of the attack in Nice

20:35  29 october  2020
20:35  29 october  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

Conflans attack: what we know about the national tribute to Samuel Paty

 Conflans attack: what we know about the national tribute to Samuel Paty The Elysée announced that the national tribute would be held on Wednesday in the courtyard of the Sorbonne University, in agreement with the family . © afp.com/LOIC VENANCE The University of the Sorbonne in Paris on February 16, 2010 This is a highly symbolic choice. To pay national tribute to , the history and geography teacher Samuel Paty , assassinated on Friday for showing caricatures of Muhammad in class, Emmanuel Macron chose the courtyard of the Sorbonne.

  Les églises de France ont sonné le glas à 15 heures en hommage aux victimes de l’attaque de Nice © Copyright 2020, L'Obs

At the request of the French bishops, the death knell has sounded in many churches and cathedrals in tribute to the victims of the Nice attack on October 29. From Notre-Dame de Paris to the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde basilica in Marseille, passing by the cathedral of Rouen or the church of Saint-Brieuc, the bells rang out, in unison, at 3 pm.

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Nearly two weeks after the Conflans-Sainte-Honorine bombing, which claimed the life of teacher Samuel Paty, France was again hit by a knife attack.

The victims of the knife attack in Nice are the sacristan of the basilica and two women

The facts happened this Thursday morning, October 29 in Nice, in the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption basilica, in the city center . The toll is currently three dead and several injured. The attacker was shot , arrested and taken to hospital.

INFORMATION EUROPE 1 - Nicolas Sarkozy accompanies Jean Castex on Saturday in Nice .
© AFP According to our information, the former President of the Republic was contacted by Prime Minister Jean Castex. The latter offered to be on his plane for the trip to Nice on Saturday in tribute to the victims of the attack perpetrated in the Notre-Dame basilica on October 29. It's a surprise: Jean Castex will not be alone in the plane which will take him to Nice on Saturday, to pay tribute to the three people killed in the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice on Thursday, October 29 .

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