#ShortNews: Anti-Catholic climate worsens in France

The report follows growing concern over anti-clerical incidents in France, where Catholics nominally make up around 54 percent of the population of 67 million, according to surveys, but with only a small proportion attending Mass.

Catholic Church leaders have repeatedly urged better protection of Christian beliefs and practices across Europe amid complaints of prejudice and hostility, which are also monitored by the 54-country Organisation on Security and Co-operation in Europe. In a January resolution, the European Parliament called on European Union institutions to “step up their commitment to religious freedom” by enhancing security for faith communities.

Source: https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/11475/anti-catholic-climate-worsens-in-france-

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