“ French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that the decapitation of a French tourist by extremists in Algeria would not cause his country to abandon military action against Islamic State.”
“ French authorities have filed preliminary charges against five people, including a sister and brother, suspected of belonging to a ring specialized in recruiting young female fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. A judicial official said Sunday the five were arrested...”
Samedi soir, en marge des Municipales, une autre élection avait lieu… sur le plateau de "The Voice" (TF1). Deux chanteurs évangéliques étaient en compétition. Alexia Rabé affrontait Claudia Costa et "Charlie".
Tour de France preview: stage 19 The Guardian The non-climbers and anyone who is tired will pray for a steady ride up the Col du Glandon, which begins at the start gun; they may not get it, as the scenario here is for an early break to contest the...
French firms see rising religious demands at work Reuters ... also from orthodox Jews and evangelical Christians. These groups mostly live in or around big cities rather than the traditionally Catholic rural areas.
The Lacombe family, now living in a new Parisian office, are just a few of nearly 200,000 homeless in France who activists – and the government – are trying to house in vacant properties.
Impact France's insight:
"[In France, there's] an estimated 190,000 people sleeping in the streets, alleys, and subway platforms and drifting from shelter to shelter...[and] an additional 400,000 people stay with friends and family on couches and floors, while more than 3 million live in crowded accommodation." As we follow our Lord and "proclaim good news to the poor" (Luke 4:18), how might we become the answer to our prayers?
“ A hundred and fifty Iraqi Christians have arrived in France where they have been granted political asylum because of the threat from ISIL extremists. They are the lucky ones: one support group says…”
Francois Hollande's popularity fell to a record low this month, with only 13 percent of those surveyed saying they were satisfied with the French president, according to an Ifop poll carried out for French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche. This was a drop of 4 percentage points from a month earlier and marks Hollande's lowest approval rating since he became president in May 2012, Ifop said.
Washington Post In Paris, the streets are made for biking Washington Post Yes, it's all interesting, but after five days in France, I'm already up to my globes oculaires in French history, and I'm hallelujah happy that we don't enter any historic...
Lifesite 'Vive la Resistance!' France's culture wars are coming to a head Lifesite France provided vital warships, troops and supplies to help the Colonies achieve independence during the American Revolution, agreed to the Louisiana Purchase and...