Lightning strikes church in Aire-sur-la-Lys at the start of funeral

Pas-de-Calais: Lightning Strikes Church just Before the Funeral

About 120 faithful gathered for the funeral in the church of Rincq, when lightning has struck the steeple … Terrible coincidence at Aire-sur-la-Lys. One person was electrocuted and seven people slightly injured by the lightning strike which occurred at a church on the 2nd March, just before the start of a funeral ceremony. The accident, […]

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Risks of Attacks on Churches over Christmas

Risks of attacks: As Christmas Approaches, Churches Safety Strengthened

TERRORISM: Bernard Cazeneuve fears that jihadists are targeting the Christmas Masses … Could the church be the new target of the terrorists? The government dreads,reveals Europe 1 this Friday. “The interior minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, sent on Wednesday a three-page telegram to prefects and the police chiefs and gendarmerie,” said the station, which had access to the […]

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The first brick was laid at new church

Saint Jacques. The first stone of the church laid at the Morinais

This morning, Bishop Pierre d’Ornellas, Archbishop of Rennes, has laid the cornerstone of the Anastasis Church in the new district of the Morinais in Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande. Difficult to find a place to park in the street of the Haut-Bois, Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, near Rennes, this Saturday morning. At the corner of Boulevard Roger Dodin, one press to attend […]

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Renovation works for the churches in Paris

Paris Plans renovation of its Churches

PARIS city authorities have drawn up a plan to invest €80million in some major overdue renovation works for 19 of the capital’s churches between now and 2020. The improvements, were one of Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s election manifesto pledges.  The French Government have also pledged a further €11million, towards the renovation costs. Since the separation of […]

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