- Feb 17, 2020
The French bishops’ permanent council has approved a recommendation to remove gender references for parents on baptismal certificates.
A French cardinal said Thursday he did not understand why he was found guilty of covering up sexual abuse of children, as an appeals court hearing began that will decide whether to uphold his conviction.
French bishops on Saturday approved plans to financially compensate people abused sexually within the Roman Catholic Church.
French bishops are considering a plan to provide financial compensation to victims of church sex abuse.
France’s Catholic bishops plan to open their plenary assembly for the first time to lay participation following the passage of a controversial bioethics law despite mass church-backed opposition.
Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months.