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Have you heard? A U.N. treaty, backed by Vatican and U.S....

Catholic News Service The passage of a United Nations treaty banning the possession of nuclear weapons comes at a time when the majority of world’s...

French cardinal deplores ‘democracy gone mad’ in nation's presidential race

Catholic News Service France’s Catholic primate has condemned the current presidential campaign as his country’s “worst ever” and urged Christians to help prevent democracy from...

French archbishop criticizes bill that would make anti-abortion websites illegal

PARIS — The president of the French bishops’ conference wrote French President Francois Hollande to express his worries about fast-tracked legislation that would extend...

French community to run church above Rome’s Spanish Steps

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — An agreement between the Holy See and France handed responsibility for the church that towers above Rome’s Spanish Steps...

France says Vatican has not issued response for proposed ambassador

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Despite media reports that Pope Francis refused the candidate France proposed as its next ambassador to the Holy See,...

Pope to address European Parliament Nov. 25

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will address the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Nov. 25. The Parliament’s president, Martin Schultz, made the announcement...

Church leaders condemn attack at Jewish school in France

TOULOUSE, France — French church leaders condemned a March 19 attack outside a Jewish school in Toulouse, the latest in a series of attacks...

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