POPE MEETING FRENCH PRESIDENT

European Bishops Hit Back Against Macron Abortion Plan

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.

French Government Moves Forward on Notre Dame Restoration Plans

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.

French Sex Abuse Commission Gets to Work

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.