During the night of Nov. 14–15, unidentified persons destroyed the altar and stole sacred vessels from the Sacred Heart Basilica in the Archdiocese of Rouen.
Pope Francis on Saturday told an interreligious youth conference in Marseille, France, that the deepening migrant crisis unfolding in the Mediterranean is “a reality of our times” that calls for wisdom and a collaborative response from European nations, not “alarmist propaganda."
Pope Francis told those gathered Saturday at a Mass in Marseille, France, to be Christians who “leap for joy” in the face of life’s challenges — with hearts ready to encounter the Lord and others.
Pope Francis told a group of entrepreneurs this week that work’s greatest value comes from human beings, not from machines.
France’s bishops joined other religious leaders over the weekend in responding to the ongoing unrest in their country with a call for peace, dialogue, and a return to calm.
Catholic clergy in France will soon carry a standardized identification card linked to a national database that shows whether they are currently in good standing and can celebrate Mass and hear confessions.
The skull of St. Thomas Aquinas has arrived at the Dominican Convent of Toulouse, France, and placed in a new reliquary as the order celebrates the 700th anniversary of the saint’s canonization in the Catholic Church.
A French cardinal said on Monday that he had abused a 14-year-old girl several decades ago and was making himself available to authorities.
At the request of the bishops of France and the Order of Carmelites Discalced (OCD), Pope Francis agreed on Feb. 22 to open a special process known in the Catholic Church as “equipollent canonization” to raise the 16 Carmelite martyrs of Compiègne to the altars.
The French association, Voir Ensemble (Seeing Together), was founded in 1927 by Father Yves Mollat, a blind Jesuit priest.
The pope met with a French Catholic group dedicated to supporting artists and celebrating sacred art, architecture, poetry, and music.
How a young French Catholic overcame the limits of the coronavirus lockdown.
The pope was speaking to French Catholic Action groups.
Archbishop Michel Aupetit has denied a report concerning his contacts with a woman in 2012.
The bishops knelt in an act of penance in Lourdes.
The bishops are currently meeting in Lourdes.