Author: Catherine Le Fur

French challenge to exception of Alsace Moselle from separation law fails

French challenge to exception of Alsace Moselle from separation law fails

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 by Catherine Le Fur

By Catherine Le Fur

A challenge to the exception of Alsace-Moselle from the 1905 French law that separates church and state has failed.

A previously unknown secularist group appealed to the Constitutional Council (a body dedicated to validating the constitutionality... Read More »

Tags: France

French confrontation of church and state over gay marriage

French confrontation of church and state over gay marriage

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 by Catherine Le Fur

By Catherine Le Fur

The Law Commission of the French parliament held a hearing on 29 November to listen to representations from six religious leaders (Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox and Buddhist) on the Government's plans to legalise same-sex... Read More »

Tags: Catholic Church, France, Marriage Equality