Sisters leave convent after "deep disagreements"

Mayenne: Thirty Nuns Leave their Convent after “Deep Disagreements”

RELIGION: The convent of the Little Sisters of Mary in Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë (Mayenne) has lost most of its members because of a disagreement with their authority The diocese of Laval announced Tuesday the departure of 29 of the 35 sisters of their congregation, the Little Sisters of Mary, a rare fact linked to “deep disagreements” between the […]

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The nun of the Tarn was found beheaded near a river in the Central African Republic.

A Nun from the Tarn, Aged 77, Found Murdered in the Central African Republic

A Tarn nun was found beheaded in the Central African Republic where she was a missionary. Sister Ines, 77, belonged to a congregation in Massac-Séran, near Lavaur. It had been several years since she was living on the other side of the Mediterranean. One of his co-religionists from the Filles de Jésus community remembers: “During her visits […]

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Pope Francis makes it mandatory for clergy to report sexual abuse

Pope Francis Makes it Mandatory for Clergy to Report Sexual Abuse

All clergy are now required by law to report sexual abuse. Dioceses around the world will also facilitate public reporting. This is another step forward in the fight against pedophilia and sexual abuse in the Church . The Pope Francis unveiled Thursday 9th May, 2019 a stricter legislation forcing priests and religious to report to the Church suspicion of sexual assault or harassment, […]

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Ramadan 2019 will begin Monday, May 6 in France

Ramadan 2019 will begin Monday 6th May in France

During this timeof Ramadan, believers are encouraged to abstain from drinking, eating and having sex, from dawn to sunset. The date of the beginning of Ramadan , this holy month for Islam, was set for Monday 6th May by the French Council of Muslim worship , after a meeting of major Muslim federations, Saturday 4th May, 2019. The announcement […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron Visits Pope Francis this Tuesday

Emmanuel Macron Meets Pope Francois for the First Time in the Vatican

On Tuesday, President Emmanuel Macron goes to the Vatican for the first time to meet Pope Francois. He will discuss the issue of migrants and secularism. French President Emmanuel Macron meets Pope Francis for the first time on Tuesday . This purely Vatican visit excludes any interview with the Italian populist government at loggerheads with Paris. However , the issue of migrants, flagship of […]

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Mgr Rino Fisichella will lecture at Rennes on 13 November.

Mgr Fisichella, Right Hand of the Pope, will be in Rennes in November

Mgr Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, will come to Rennes on November 13, 2017. At the invitation of Bishop of Ornellas, he will give a lecture at the cathedral. One of the right arms of Pope Francis, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, […]

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Pope Francis new book based on interviews launches in September

Pope Francis Speaks of Women, of Communism and Psychoanalysis in a Book

RELIGION: The Pope trusts in a book of interviews to be published in early September … Women, communism, psychoanalysis and migrants … The Pope  trusts in a book of interviews * forthcoming early in September. From first excerpts of the book, entitled Politics and society  and born of the dialogue between the Pope and the French researcher Dominique Wolton, are […]

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4000 people attended the pilgrimage to Pontmain

The Pilgrimage of Pontmain attracted 4,000 Christians this Tuesday, August 15

They were a faithful 4000, this Tuesday 15th August 2017, who come to celebrate the Assumption in Pontmain. They were a faithful 4000, this Tuesday 15th August 2017, who come to celebrate the Assumption in Pontmain.Mgr Christophe Dufour, the Archbishop of Aix-en-Provence, presided at the solemn Mass at 10.30am before inviting pilgrims to the rosary, […]

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On Sunday morning in the cathedral of Nantes, 145 adults have confirmed their faith.

Nantes: 145 Adults Confirmed at Pentecost

More than 1300 people gathered Sunday morning for confirmation of 145 adults. Mgr. James, the Bishop of Nantes, presided over the celebration. Every year at Pentecost, adults can celebrate their confirmation. Pentecost commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit fifty days after Easter to the apostles of Jesus of Nazareth. Fifty confirmed in the morning had celebrated their Baptism […]

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Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in the square of the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican

Pope Francis Celebrates Easter Mass amid Tight Security

RELIGION: Private security and many police officers to reassure the faithful … Thousands of faithful came to listen. Pope Francis began Sunday to celebrate the traditional Easter Mass in the square of the Basilica of St. Peter’s. A Mass framed by impressive security measures. Easter Mass, the highlight of the Christian liturgy began at 10am, under […]

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