The Bishops of France will open their next assembly to lay experts on the environment in an unprecedented “synodality exercise”.
Victims of a French pedophile priest are asking the Vatican to push their abuser’s archdiocese to pay them compensation.
Luigi Ventura, the Pope’s representative in France who is facing at least three accusations of sexual assault, has retreated to the Vatican, reports have claimed.
A French bishop has warned the faithful over the “confusion” being created by a breakaway Church not in communion with the Vatican.
French investigators have admitted they have been “very surprised” by a “flood” of complaints to a Church sex abuse commission.
The Bishops of France are playing down the “duty” of Catholics to protest a proposed new bioethics law.
They weren’t burnt. They didn’t suffer the effects of smoke inhalation or lead poisoning. But they’re victims of April’s tragic fire in Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral.
A French Catholic women’s association has denounced the apparent censorship by the Bishop of Limoges of an ex-nun and victim of clerical sex abuse.
Authorities in Paris are pledging to push ahead with the cleanup of the city’s burnt cathedral of Notre Dame.
Bishops in Spain and France have defended welcoming refugees in Europe as countries around the Mediterranean close their doors to migrants.
More and more people are describing themselves as non-believers, but “religion” seems to be more present than ever in the public square.
Bordeaux cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard has come out in support of the French port city’s homeless collective after the Gironde prefecture launched a series of evictions that turned 300 people out on the streets.
How to rebuild Paris’ Notre-Dame cathedral has become the subject of heated debates not only in France but around the world.
Growing numbers of French Catholics are asking to have their names removed from Church records in protest against the unrelenting wave of scandals in the Church.
The Church and Bioethics Working Group of the French Episcopal Conference has expressed its “anguish” over a new draft bill that would allow access to medically assisted fertility techniques for lesbian couples and single women.
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Whether Catholics should support climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has been a talking point in the Church ever since the Swedish teenager began her “School Strike for the Climate” protests outside the Swedish Parliament in August 2018.
The general secretaries of the bishops conferences of England and Wales, Germany and France have completed a three-day visit to Canberra that examined key issues facing the Church in Australia and globally.
A group of French Catholics has issued a “call for help” to Pope Francis to rid them of their “brutal” archbishop. According to the “Christians in Vaucluse” movement, Archbishop Jean-Pierre Cattenoz of the diocese of Avignon “has multiplied situations of conflict”.
“Vincent Lambert was alive, he was leading a real life supported by nutrition and hydration, like everyone else. It shouldn’t have gone that far”. The Bishop of Montauban in France, Bernard Ginoux, lamented the death Thursday of Vincent Lambert.
The Holy See has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its representative in Paris under investigation for the alleged sexual abuse of at least four men, the French foreign ministry confirmed Monday.
The Archbishop of Reims and new President of the French Bishops’ Conference, Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, has signalled his intention to rework the model of priestly ministry in the diocese in response to a dramatic shortage of vocations.
At the Annual General Meeting of Pax Christi International 26-27 June, Pax Christi sections elected two new co-presidents: Sr. Teresia Wamuyu Wachira of Kenya and Bishop Marc Stenger of France.
The French Episcopal Conference has decided to “open its archives and help children of priests know more about their fathers”, says Anne-Marie Mariani, founder of the association Enfants du Silence.
ACAT calls all Christians, from France and around the world, to a prayer vigil June 26, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
Pope Francis on Monday appointed Bishop Emeritus Michel Dubost of Evry-Crobeil-Essonnes as apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Lyon, France.
The French bishops have received 1,300 reports of “sectarian drift” in the five months from October 2018 to February 2019.