France

Traditionalist priests now account for 20 per cent of ordinations in France

Francois Hollande never took up the traditional honour. But his successor has surprisingly strong Catholic sympathies

The flash floods come as much of France is hit by heavy rainfall

The influence of Marion Maréchal is growing, but not everyone is pleased

Macron wants Catholics to be more involved in public life. Could France’s secular settlement be under threat?

French secularists got all they could have wanted years ago. So why are they still angry?

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame had ‘experienced a genuine conversion’ in 2008.

Three French dioceses apparently doctored the image as part of a fundraising campaign

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Is this a sign of the direction in which Pope Francis is taking the Church?