Pope receives French Muslim leaders at the Vatican

    The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) met with Pope Francis on November 3. The meeting was organized by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, which brings together 200 leaders from different religions. The delegation was accompanied by Michel Dubost, the Bishop…

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The Father of Child-Bride Sentenced to One Year in Prison

The father of a 14 year-old girl married in a Muslim religious ceremony in Evry at 14 in 2000 was sentenced to 30 months (with a 12-month prison sentence) for being complicit this underage marriage. On February 11, 2009, the husband of the young girl, then a 21-year old Moroccan who had paid between 300-450…

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