Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Michel Aupetit’

Thousands march in France against IVF Comments 0

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Paris on Sunday. They were opposing a bill allowing single women and lesbian couples under the age of 43 access to in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. In France, IVF is currently restricted to heterosexual couples who are married or have cohabited at least two years. Besides broadening Read more

Paris archdiocese agrees to report abuse allegations Comments 0

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

The archdiocese of Paris has agreed to report all credible cases of sexual abuse by clerics or lay Church employees. This rule will apply even if the victims do not file a complaint. Archbishop Michel Aupetit has signed a protocol with agreed with Paris’s judicial authorities as an experiment for a year. The agreement mirrors Read more

Archbishop of Paris sets pastoral priorities including lay people Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit has set new pastoral priorities for the coming year that include lay people for the coming year. Aupetit has called for a study into the possibility of housing families and lay people in the buildings of the Paris seminary building. Sharing meals and time for communal prayer, “seminarians will Read more