The bishops’ July 17 comments will be closely studied as France is one of the world’s leading centers of Catholic traditionalism.
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Together with four other French bishops, Archbishop Moulins-Beaufort signed a declaration stating that the “fight against anti-Semitism must be everyone’s business” and promising to work with all those engaged in this struggle.
Archbishop Michel Aupetit, who practiced medicine and taught bioethics at a medical school before entering the priesthood, has raised concerns that human embryos are being trivialized and “discarded like vulgar consumable products.”
France has been under a strict lockdown since the end of October, in which all public religious gatherings, including public Masses, were originally suspended until Dec. 1.
Under France’s second lockdown, which will continue until at least Dec. 1, people are not allowed to go 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) beyond their homes, except for essential work or medical reasons.
The French government has decided to maintain suspension of public Masses during Phase 2 of the pandemic, despite an intense outcry from the clergy and the faithful.
Archbishop Georges Pontier of Marseille discusses the clergy abuse crisis and other issues with the Register.