Ramadan will start Tuesday, confirms the Great Mosque of Paris

Islam: Ramadan Will Start Tuesday, Confirms the Great Mosque of Paris

RELIGION: Ramadan will end with Eid al-Fitr, the “feast of breaking the fast” which will take place on May 13th. The month of Ramadan, which takes place once again in the particular context linked to the pandemic, will begin on Tuesday in France, the Grand Mosque of Paris said on Sunday. The head of the mosque Chems-eddine Hafiz […]

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Pope Francis delivers his traditional Christmas message

Christmas: “We Need Fraternity More than Ever”, Pope Francis to his Faithful

WISHES: In his traditional Christmas message, Pope Francis also asks for access to the vaccine for all Pope Francis insisted this Friday in his traditional Christmas Day message on “the need for fraternity” across the continents in this period of the pandemic. “At this historic moment, marked by the ecological crisis, and by serious economic and social imbalances aggravated by […]

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Pope Francis to visit Iraq in March, historic first

Pope Francis to Visit Iraq in March, Historic First

For the sovereign pontiff, Pope Francis this will be the first trip abroad since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Pope Francis will travel to Iraq from March 5th to 8th, 2021, his first trip abroad since the beginning of the pandemic, and a historic first for a pope announced Monday the Holy See. An “apostolic journey” […]

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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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