Newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron, according to one of his biographers, embodies a new phenomenon in France known as “zombie Catholicism.” Once among the most Catholic countries in the world, sometimes called the “eldest daughter of the Church,” France has seen serious decline in churchgoing numbers in modern times. While more than 50 percent of people… Continue reading France's new president is a 'zombie Catholic'
The Archbishop of Rouen announced the news at a Chrism Mass The Diocese of Rouen has opened the canonisation Cause of Fr Jacques Hamel, who was murdered while celebrating Mass last year. Archbishop Dominique Lebrun of Rouen announced the news at a Chrism Mass, where all the diocesan priests were gathered, according to La Croix.… Continue reading Cause of Fr Jacques Hamel is officially opened
A French diocese announced that Dominican Sister Marie Bernardette, the oldest sister in her order, passed away last week at 110 years of age. The religious sister died Feb. 13, according to the Diocese of Aire-et-Dax, France. Funeral rites for the beloved sister were held in the monastery chapel in the town of Dax where… Continue reading World's oldest Dominican Sister dies at age 110
Bishop Jean-Paul Jaeger of Arras said ‘unhealthy’ conditions meant the transfer of people from the camp was necessary A French bishop defended the demolition of a migrant camp in northern France while urging greater help for displaced refugees and a “change of mentality” toward asylum-seekers. Bishop Jean-Paul Jaeger of Arras said the transfer of people… Continue reading French bishop: Demolition of Calais Jungle necessary, but change of mentality towards refugees needed
In a desperate attempt to keep Muslim women from wearing their religious garb, National Front leader Marine Le Pen has offered a controversial proposal. The conservative leader suggested all religious clothing and symbols should be banned in France. According to Christian Today, Le Pen made the announcement on Sunday. Should she be elected France’s next… Continue reading France to ban all Christian symbols in latest attempt to 'fight the advance of political Islam'
As thousands of mourners gathered to pay respect at the martyred priest’s funeral, it was revealed that his dying words were a testament against Satan. “Evil is a mystery that reaches summits of horror beyond what is human,” Rouen’s Archbishop Dominique Lebrun said, according to Breitbart. “Is that not what you meant, Jacques, by your… Continue reading Martyred Priest's LAST WORDS to jihadist killers
One of the great turning points in French history occurred during the summer of 1788. One of the King’s ministers sent a note to the royal treasury, requesting a sum of money. The reply when it came said that not only was the treasury empty, but that all future income from taxation had been mortgaged,… Continue reading There is a solution to the Islamist threat to Europe
In response to the murder of Father Jacques Hamel by believed Islamic State sympathizers, the French bishops have designated Friday, July 29, as a day of fasting. Msgr. Olivier Ribadeau Dumas, secretary general of the French Bishops Conference, discussed the decision July 26. “What happened in France had happened in other countries before, and actually we see… Continue reading French bishops declare day of fasting after priest's murder
During the just concluded celebration of the ‘Solemnity of the Annunciation’ of the Blessed Virgin Mary over 500 Muslims were found in the Maronite Catholic parish in Lyon, France praying in honor to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The celebration of the ‘Solemnity of the Annunciation’ of the Blessed Virgin Mary has for sometimes now been a joint… Continue reading That Moment when Muslims gather to Honor the Virgin Mary in Lyon
The government of France have so far since the attack in Paris ran several investigations and have come to realize that there are radical mosques existing several parts of the country, and to these effect the French government have shut down over 160 mosques and counting. A Muslim prison chaplain, Hassan El Alaoui told Al Jazeera that… Continue reading France shuts down over 160 mosques: Last Year
Pope Francis in a response to the traumatic killings of innocent souls in Paris on 13 November described the terrorist’s attack as a “piecemeal World War III,” describing the attacks as “inhuman.” Pope Francis with a very sad heart told TV 2000 said “There is no justification for these things,” Pope Francis speaking with the official broadcasting… Continue reading "Piecemeal WWIII" is Pope Francis' tag for Paris terrorist attack
Church leaders plead for prayers amid devastating attacks at locations throughout Paris. At least 150 have been confirmed dead in the devastating terror attack that hit Paris yesterday. The well- coordinated suicide-bomb attack played out in multiple locations: Explosions were reported near the Stade de France, the national stadium where 80,000 fans watched the home… Continue reading Massive terrorist attacks in Paris; Church leaders call for prayers