The day after the motu proprio was issued, the French bishops’ conference reaffirmed the bishops’ intention to pursue dialogue with these communities.
Access to churches and other faith communities is not expected to be restricted by the country’s anti-COVID measures, which take effect Aug. 1.
The Politics of the Deal: Why Was the Medieval Abbey of Pontigny Sold to a Non-Catholic Businessman Rather than to the FSSP?
The ancient Pontigny Abbey, the greatest Cistercian building in existence, is being sold to a foundation that plans to make it a luxury hotel and a contemporary art gallery — even though the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter had made a higher offer to establish a seminary here.
Winding from Camargue to Provence, the 147-mile pilgrimage trail traces the journey of the saint who, according to tradition, sought refuge in the region a few years after the Ascension of Christ.
A symposium co-hosted by the Belgian and British embassies to the Holy See focused on the consequences of the historical event that has inspired the ecumenical movements of the past 100 years.
The draft resolution, scheduled for a European Parliament vote June 23, could mark a breaking point in the European conception of abortion the right to life, according to a pro-life legal expert.
The controversy erupted a few months after the emergence of a memorandum drafted by the French bishops’ conference in response to a 2020 Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith questionnaire regarding the extraordinary form, sent to bishops worldwide.
The project led by missionaries of the charismatic community Shalom consists in weekly Zoom meetings during which discussions, prayers and catechesis are offered in three languages.
Prefaced by Cardinal Sarah, Father Ricardo Reyes Castillo talks about his recent novel that explores a unique partnership between a woman and a priest, in the face of the harshness of a disenchanted world and our separation from God.
On the 150th anniversary of the Commune of Paris, a revolutionary and anticlerical government that took control of the French capital for 72 days, the Church is seeking to honor the memory of the clergymen arrested and killed in hatred of the faith during ‘Bloody Week.’