A civilization that legalizes euthanasia loses all right to respect By Michel Houchel, UnHerd, April 24, 2021 The French National Assembly is currently considering a proposed law “giving and guaranteeing the right to a free and chosen end of life”. The first article of the bill proposes... read more
By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, April 8, 2021 The archbishop of Paris announced canonical proceedings Wednesday against a parish priest for reportedly refusing to follow coronavirus health measures at the Easter Vigil. A statement from the Archdiocese of Paris on April 7... read more
by Jonathan Luxmoore, National Catholic Reporter, April 6, 2021 20210322T1115-EUROPE-CHURCHES-FREEDOM-1167921 crop.jpgA woman prays alongside a barrier inside the Cologne Cathedral in Germany March 15, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS/Reuters/Thilo Schmuelgen)A woman prays alongside a... read more
The rise in Islamic extremism in France and the coronavirus pandemic have laid the groundwork for an increasing interference of the state in the nation’s educational system. By Solène Tadié, National Catholic Register, April 6, 2021PARIS — The legitimacy of the practice of home schooling... read more
By Edwin Benson, Return to Order, March 10, 2021 Seeing the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris ablaze shocked many people, regardless of the depth of their religious sense. As the long day dragged into the night of April 15, 2019, news cameras of the world were trained on the fire. Many... read more
By Solène Tadié, National Catholic Register, December 29,2020 A leak in the French media suggested the rebuilding of the interior of the cathedral is tilting towards a more contemporary style, but the Archdiocese of Paris insists no decision will be made before the end of March. PARIS,... read more
Church-goers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus lineup outside the Notre-Dame-des-Champs church in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.
French churches, mosques and synagogues can open their doors again to worshippers - but only a few of them, as France cautiously starts reopening after a second virus lockdown. Some churches may defy the 30-person limit they feel as too unreasonable, and other sites may stay closed until they can... read more
Catholics protest coronavirus restrictions under which public Masses are banned By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, November 15, 2020 Catholics in France gathered outside churches in multiple cities this weekend calling on the government to allow them to attend Mass during the national... read more
A man prays in front of the Notre Dame church in Nice, France,
By Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, November 2, 2020 The attack on a church in France and the foster-care case at the Supreme Court on Wednesday are rallying cries. ‘Blessed is the Righteous Judge.” Someone had painted an icon on the side of a building in lower Manhattan. It wasn’t... read more
CNA Staff, Nov 2, 2020 After a Catholic religious sister was attacked on a bus, police have arrested a 19-year-old Afghan, according to police in the Austrian state of Styria. The attack came among a spate of anti-Catholic attacks and demonstrations in Austria. Between 30 and 50 young... read more
France's president explicitly intends the move to stifle religious instruction of children. By LifeSite News, October 2, 2020 French president Emmanuel Macron announced on Friday morning that he intends to outlaw homeschooling for all children except those who have a health condition that... read more
Bishop Marc Aillet
The Cathedral of Saint-Alain in Lavaur, France: Inside, repairs to recent vandalism of a Gothic structure there 700 years.