French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims

French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims

French bishops on Saturday approved a programme of payouts to victims of sex abuse by priests -- but survivors have already objected that the Church has not gone far enough in admitting responsibility.

Pope refuses resignation of French cardinal convicted of child abuse cover-up

Pope refuses resignation of French cardinal convicted of child abuse cover-up

French cardinal who failed to report child sex abuse is to resign today

French cardinal who failed to report child sex abuse is to resign today

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

‘Pray for France’: Catholics rally at Lourdes shrine

‘Pray for France’: Catholics rally at Lourdes shrine

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

‘Sex-abuse victim’ targets 158 priests in lucrative scam

‘Sex-abuse victim’ targets 158 priests in lucrative scam

French hardline Catholics buy up gay bar

French hardline Catholics buy up gay bar

French priest offers smartphone blessings

French priest offers smartphone blessings

Pilgrim priest treks to Rome to plead with Pope

Pilgrim priest treks to Rome to plead with Pope

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise

Topless Femen steal show at far-right march

Topless Femen steal show at far-right march

Meet Hommen: France’s latest topless activists

Meet Hommen: France’s latest topless activists

Christian crusader born again as web sensation

Christian crusader born again as web sensation

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop

French hold dim view of Pope Benedict’s reign

French hold dim view of Pope Benedict’s reign

‘Loves gays’, worships God, fights gay marriage

‘Loves gays’, worships God, fights gay marriage

Duflot demands church property for homeless

Duflot demands church property for homeless

Catholic group to sue naked feminist protesters

Catholic group to sue naked feminist protesters

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French Catholic prayer slams gay marriage

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50,000 French Catholics head to Madrid

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors