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  • Father Jacques Hamel’s martyrdom and Church unity in France

    Father Jacques Hamel’s martyrdom and Church unity in France

    • Jul 26, 2017

    It is the one-year anniversary of the murder of Father Jacques Hamel outside of Rouen, France. The extraordinary response to Hamel’s martyrdom throughout France has been one of unity and an abiding belief that his sacrifice would yield a greater good for both the Church and the country.

  • Pope urges Macron to strengthen France’s Christian roots

    • May 17, 2017

    “I pray that God support you so that your country, faithful to the rich diversity of its moral traditions and its spiritual heritage marked also by the Christian tradition, may always endeavor to build a more just and fraternal society,” Pope Francis wrote in a letter to newly elected French President Emanuel Macron.

  • France’s new president is a ‘zombie Catholic’

    • May 12, 2017

    Newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron won 3 out of 4 votes in the Catholic stronghold region of Brittany in France, making him in effect the champion of what some are calling “zombie Catholicism.” The dormant Catholics in France favored the religious yet pro separation of Church and State candidate.