The Grand Mosque of Paris, which opened in 1926, is the oldest mosque in Metropolitan France.
Results from Tag: 'france'
Abortion on demand was legalized in France up to 10 weeks in 1975. The time limit was extended to 12 weeks in 2001.
The French association Voir Ensemble (See Together) was founded in 1927 by Father Yves Mollat, a blind Jesuit priest.
The provisional figures were announced on Feb. 10 as part of an ongoing study of anti-religious acts in the Western European country.
The Foyers de Charité was founded on Feb. 10, 1936.
At the end of their plenary assembly in November, the bishops knelt in an act of penance in Lourdes as an image of a weeping child was unveiled and an abuse victim shared their testimony.
The Church in France has long been called the “eldest daughter of the Church,” but today there are challenges and crises for French Catholics in all directions. But there are also signs of hope and promise. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Senior Editor Jonathan Liedl about his recent trip to France. And then, as the nation marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the pro-life movement marches in Washington, DC, and around the country, we are joined by Lauretta Brown with an update on pro-life news and a look ahead to the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson.
The CIASE Report’s findings regarding sexual abuse and the resignation of the archbishop of Paris have highlighted the fragility of the historical institutions that constitute the West, according to Catholic philosopher Pierre Manent.
In his 1968 encyclical, Pope Paul VI reaffirmed Church teaching that the use of contraception is “intrinsically wrong.”
Bishop Blanchet, who attended the papal audience on Monday, announced on Dec. 10 that he would be selling his residence to raise funds for the compensation of abuse victims.