Skip to comments.organist dies days after brutal attack as he walked to church to play at Christmas Eve Midnight Mass
Posted on 12/28/2012 6:49:05 AM PST by Cronos
A 'gentle, well-respected' organist has died after being subjected to a brutal attack that left him with horrific head injuries.
Grandfather Alan Greaves, 68, was on his way to Midnight Mass at St Saviour's CoE church in High Green, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on Christmas Eve when he was set upon. He was found by a pizza delivery worker collapsed on the pavement outside a primary school just 300 metres from the church.
He was rushed to hospital with severe head injuries and underwent a four-hour emergency operation but has since passed away.
'He was a good man and this was an evil act,' said Canon Bessant. 'He was a gentle soul. He wasn't foolish - he would have handled the situation as best as anyone would but we don't know what he encountered.'
'His wife wants justice but she doesn't want vengeance. She is not embittered but obviously she wants this person to be caught.' ..
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Remember: Britain is a violence-free utopia thanks to its gun ban.
so sad. We live in a sin-sick world.
As a child, I actually thought that hell probably had few souls. My innocent mind thought, “People won’t do bad things and end up in hell for an eternity”. Of course, I now think that hell must be bursting at the seams. Reading a story like this.. so sad, so tragic... only confirms those beliefs.
Zombies? Someone on "bath salts"? Religious difference of opinion? Islamists or other religious zealots?
RIP Mr. Greaves.
Out of respect for the dead and suffering, I will not offer the obvious graveside humor quip that is sitting there staring at me.
I don’t think he had a chance to use a gun if he had one. I think the coward came up behind him to clobber him to rob him. Just horrible.
At least he wasn’t shot.
Gun control works!!!!
From my understanding, High Green is nice suburb of Sheffield - not a place known for violent crime or “urban problems.”
Lovely, and on Christmas eve no less, and on his way to church. And let’s remind ourselves this is preferable and quite acceptable to liberals who constantly and fanatically insist that psychopaths be given the upper hand - that they be given the right to attack and kill others in completely and utter safety without the risk of being shot so they can then be arrested and “rehabilitated” and released back onto society like this redeemed individual.......
"...Vengeance is mine," saith The LORD. (Heb. 10:30)
"...the vengeance of Eternal Fire." (Jude 7)
This slouching-toward-Gomorrah perpetrator will suffer the same vengeance The LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah for fornication and going after strange flesh --- IIRC
Muslim gang initiation?
Diversity is our strength, or some such rot.
Read some of Theodore Dalyrimple’s books where he describes a feral underclass in Britain that lacks any sort of morals or even humanity. It’s depressing. This is what a socialist welfare state becomes.
I read your post that included a comment that Hell must be ‘bursting at the seams’ and it triggered a verse that came to my mind that said “ Hell hath enlarged is borders” (King James Version).
This insight into the characteristics of Hell is provided in Isaiah 5:14: “Therefore Sheol has enlarged its appetite and opened its mouth beyond measure, and the nobility of Jerusalem and her multitude will go down, her revelers and he who exults in her.”
Hint to the policemen without guns: forget about the “van with a white man driving”
Maybe they need another anti-violence law to make it illegal to ignore the existing anti-violence laws.....
He was a Christian.
“They” were Muslims.
That’s all. That’s IT in a nutshell.
Betcha dollars to doughnuts.
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