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About 900 people attend a hope and healing Mass at the Holy Rosary Church in Rochester, N.H., following the horrific death of journalist James Foley.
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00:01 Had I believe that it isn't so much the words
00:05 that are spoken. As it is the presence of being surrounded.
00:10 By loved ones. And a -- family was surrounded by nearly
00:14 900 people. All offering support sympathy and prayers and it means
00:20 a lot to them then the greater New England community. Shows.
00:25 And I hope they. Feel Ireland. Inside it was standing room
00:30 only some stood outside of the church in prayed just wanting
00:34 to be a part of this gathering. Remember also goes there
00:38 and chains. When you have called book from this world to
00:42 yourselves. The holy rosary church held -- hope and healing mass
00:46 for the community after the killing of one of their own.
00:50 James Foley was honored and called an American hero his legacy
00:54 is love. And on the power of love to overcome hatred
00:57 in his parents are keeping his spirit alive by showing that
01:01 love. When it would be so easy to be better they
01:05 are examples of something very powerful and most. Difficult difficult time
01:09 the police made brief and unexpected remarks in front of the
01:13 church. She misses the only she said thank you off on
01:16 boxing champ. And yet and whatever else they said boy those
01:19 -- really stick side to a very dear and they've been
01:22 sold so good and as I say console and controllers. Remembering
01:27 a man who is faithful and kind. -- even after dad
01:31 his life's work continues so it's good to see him --
01:34 Sacrifice. Look how many people know now what we should be
01:39 all about and so that one little boys on. -- --
01:46 So it's.
Katharine Lackey, USA TODAY 9:43 a.m. EDT August 25, 2014
British intelligence officials have identified the man who killed an American journalist in a brutal beheading video that surfaced last week, NBC News reported Sunday citing unnamed United Kingdom security officials.
NBC News said it has not yet confirmed the name of the suspect seen in the video released by Islamic State militants on Tuesday that shows the killing of James Foley, 40.
Earlier Sunday, British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott, told multiple media outlets that officials were "close" to identifying the man.
"We're putting a great deal into the search," he said on CNN's State of the Union, referring to the use of sophisticated technology to analyze the man's voice. Westmacott also spoke on NBC's Meet the Press.
In the video, the man who beheaded Foley is heard speaking with a British accent. Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond acknowledged last week that the militant in the video could be a British national.
Steven Joel Sotloff, a photojournalist and former University of Central Florida student, remains a hostage of the terrorist group and was threatened with death in the same video.
On Sunday, another kidnapped American journalist was released. Peter Theo Curtis, 45, who writes under the name Theo Padnos, had been held by the al-Nusra Front, a branch of al-Qaeda in Syria.