PARIS (RNS) Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is accused of covering up allegations of sexual abuse of young boy scouts before he was named cardinal.
PARIS (RNS) In a city still recovering from last year’s deadly attacks, the store tucked next to an abandoned railroad track offers a more positive face of interfaith relations.
PARIS (RNS) France’s half-a-million Jews ponder the question after a skullcap-wearing Jewish schoolteacher in Marseille was attacked Monday (Jan. 11) by a Kurdish teenager claiming allegiance to the Islamic State.
PARIS (RNS) The report cites a doubling of anti-Semitic incidents corresponding to a doubling in the number of French Jews who moved to Israel.
PARIS (RNS) In this weekend's regional elections, the fledgling Union of French Muslim Democrats party seeks to counter a rising tide of Islamophobia and give France’s five million Muslims a greater political voice.
PARIS (RNS) Tens of thousands of faithful responded to calls by Muslim leaders across France to attend Friday prayers in honor of the 130 people who died during last week’s terrorist attacks around Paris.
PARIS (RNS) Scattered anti-Muslim acts -- graffiti daubed on mosques, stones thrown at a kebab restaurant, “death to Muslims” scrawled on a wall of a Normandy town -- have already been reported since Friday’s attacks.
PARIS (RNS) The European bishops’ conference is expected to release an expert report detailing action and discussion items on climate change in response to the pope's encyclical.
CERGY-PONTOISE, France (RNS) Busloads of refugees began arriving here, after the leftist government announced it would help out an overwhelmed Germany. They have received a warm welcome but questions loom.
PARIS (RNS) The ruling addressed a long tradition of offering alternatives to pork in public school lunches, a tradition that has tapped simmering anti-immigrant sentiments in France.
(RNS) For the past decade, Michel Serfaty has toured France in a beat-up minibus plastered with slogans such as “Solidarity between Jews and Muslims” and “We’re more alike than you think.”
PARIS (RNS) The pope's reaction, as reported in the media, appears to contrast starkly with his remarks two years ago in which he said, “If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?”
LYON, France (RNS) The 24-week program includes classes on law, religion and how French principles of secularity are applied to daily life.
PARIS (RNS) On Sunday, French Jews received a further shock, with the desecration of several hundred tombs at a Jewish cemetery in Alsace.
PARIS (RNS) Dieudonne faces a charge of inciting terrorism for posting on Facebook that he felt like "Charlie Coulibaly" -- a reference to the gunman who killed four Jews at a kosher supermarket in Paris, just two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack.
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