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Fr. Louis Antoine Ormières (1809-1890) was beatified in Oviedo, Spain by Cardinal Angelo Amato

Fr. Louis Antoine Ormières (1809-1890) was beatified in Oviedo, Spain by Cardinal Angelo Amato

19th century French priest beatified in Spain: Louis Antoine Ormières

22/04/2017 11:30

The 19th century French priest Louis Antoine Ormières was beatified in the Spanish town of Oviedo on Saturday by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints.

 

A man leaves flowers on the Champs Elysees Avenue the day after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, Fr

A man leaves flowers on the Champs Elysees Avenue the day after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France

French police detain family members of Paris attacker

21/04/2017 18:42

French police have detained three family members of the attacker who was shot dead in Paris after killing a police officer on the famous Champs Elysees boulevard.

Police block entrance to the Champs Elysees after the shooting

Police block entrance to the Champs Elysees after the shooting

Islamic State claims Paris shooting

21/04/2017 10:22

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a shooting in Paris that has killed one policeman, and injured two other officers as well as a bystander on the central boulevard of the Champs-Elysées.

Grande-Synthe migrant camp

The fire at the Grande-Synthe migrant camp.

Fire in France destroys migrant camp

11/04/2017 11:06

On Monday near Dunkirk in northern France, a large fire engulfed the Grande-Synthe migrant camp, which housed between 1,000 and 1,500 people in tightly-packed wooden cabins.

 

French presidential candidate Francois Fillon delivers a speech during a rally to support him in Paris

French presidential candidate Francois Fillon delivers a speech during a rally to support him in Paris

France's Fillon fights for Presidency

05/03/2017 19:01

French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has urged supporters not to "give up the fight" for his presidency despite corruption allegations against him, but apologized for asking his wife to work for him. 

Fr Federico Lombardi SJ

Fr Federico Lombardi SJ

Fr Lombardi receives French honour

23/02/2017 08:15

The former Director of Vatican Radio and ex Director of the Holy See Press office Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, last night received France’s highest order the Legion d’Honneur.

 

Ukraine foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, and German foreign minister

Ukraine foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin (L), French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (C-L), Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov (C-R), and German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel (R) pose for a group photo at Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany

Ukraine's new ceasefire overshadowed by concerns

20/02/2017 10:50

A ceasefire was due to come into effect Monday in eastern Ukraine following a deal in Munich over the weekend to halt fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line