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Latest stories: French Revolution

A stained glass window depicting Blessed Marie Rivier in the motherhouse of Sisters of the Presentation of Mary in France. Public domain

Pope Francis Approves Miracle Attributed to a French Nun Who Will Be Made a Saint

Dec 13, 2021

The miracle attributed to Rivier, who can now be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church, involved the healing of a newborn baby in the Philippines in 2015.

Solignac Abbey in west-central France. Courtesy of the Diocese of Limoges.

Benedictine Monks Return to Historic French Abbey for First Time after 230-Year Absence

Aug 5, 2021

Anti-clerical revolutionaries expelled the Benedictines in 1790.