The Vatican called it “an attack on peace for all humanity” and said “a decisive, supportive response” was needed “on the part of all of us as we counter the spread of homicidal hatred in all its forms”.

Latest reports suggest there are 128 dead, around 205 injured, including 99 serious injuries with bullet wounds and requiring operations. “The deal toll will undoubtedly rise,” he went on.

I was in France the day after the Charlie attacks, and I am in Europe now. The mood is a mixture of shock, anger, and resignation, oddly, that the immigrant situation will lead to more attacks.

Those who know me and have read my stuff will remember by visions of 2008. The visions are becoming real.

Peace is only possible in and through Christ.