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January 21, 2022
A pro-life group in France has denounced President Emmanuel Macron’s call to add abortion to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. “Advocating for the inclusion of a ‘right to abortion’ in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union ignores the violence that abortion often inflicts on many women,” Alliance VITA said in a statement on
December 26, 2021
It is symptomatic of the importance of the position of Notre Dame in the cultural life of Paris and of France that the proposals for its redecoration after the fire that destroyed its roof have caused such an unholy row. It is not only Catholics who are agitated by what some critics have called the
August 16, 2021
Pope Francis has said he is mourning death of a French priest murdered by an immigrant awaiting trial for an arson attack on Nantes Cathedral. Fr Olivier Maire, 60, head of the Montfort missionaries at Saint-Laurent-sur-Sevre, was providing shelter to Emmanuel Abayisenga when he was allegedly beaten to death. The 40-year-old Rwandan Hutu surrendered to
July 12, 2021
The Scottish accountant, novelist, and Catholic convert, Bruce Marshall escaped Paris just two days before the Germans invaded, served in the army through the war, and then returned to France when the war ended. Perhaps best known now for Father Malachy’s Miracle and The World, the Flesh, and Father Smith, he also wrote spy stories
February 22, 2021
CNA Staff, Feb 20, 2021 / 03:11 pm MT (CNA).- A group of Catholic women in France has launched a manifesto to underscore the “beauty of the women's specific vocation.”
February 18, 2021
The bill is considered a near certainty to pass the conservative-controlled Senate, though the bill will not go before that body until March 30.
February 01, 2021
“I ask myself if it is necessary to go so far as [to make] a law,” said Cardinal Parolin in response to a direct question from his interviewer.
January 15, 2021
French Bishops launched the campaign to tackle the “widespread blindness to the dignity of every human being” represented by the new law
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