The first-ever U.S. tour of St. Bernadette’s relics has been underway since April, including a May 20 stop at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in West Harlem, Manhattan.
Europe’s bishops have criticized French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal earlier this month to include abortion in the European Charter of Fundamental Rights, saying that doing so would not only be unethical but would oppose European values.
Pope Francis learned “with sorrow” of the contents of a report that came at the end of a four-year investigation into abuse in the church in France
French bishops conducted a “penitential rite of reparation” inside a church in which three people were murdered in late October.
Bishops in the United States and around the world expressed condolences after three people were murdered before Mass Oct. 29 in the basilica in Nice, France.
French police have opened an arson investigation into a fire at a Gothic cathedral in Nantes.
As the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus in Europe continued to grow, the French Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes announced that pilgrims were still welcome, but the pools the sick bathe in hoping for healing would be closed temporarily.
Nearly three months after a fire devastated Paris’s famed Notre Dame Cathedral, France’s National Assembly moved closer to enacting legislation to approve the restoration process and timeline for one of the world’s most beloved landmarks.
France’s first ever independent commission set up by the Catholic Church to examine claims of clergy abuse has now launched its appeal for witnesses to offer testimony.
The day after a shooter opened fire on a crowd in Strasbourg, France, killing at least two and injuring 12 others, Strasbourg Archbishop Luc Ravel issue a statement lamenting the tragedy.