France


Stop messing with the family, say the French
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 4 2014 | comment  
The French middle class takes to the barricades over family law reform.

Woman marries Catholic bridge
Karee Santos | Nov 13 2013 | comment  
But was the marriage valid? We launch a theological discussion.

French marriage activists vow to fight on
Blaise Joseph | May 23 2013 | comment  
Following the redefinition of marriage in France, MercatorNet interviewed young French marriage activist Maxime Lagorce.

Lessons from the Paris rally against gay marriage
Blaise Joseph | Mar 27 2013 | comment  
What the French can teach us about slogans.

French turn out again against marriage law change
Carolyn Moynihan | Mar 26 2013 | comment  
Hundreds of thousands in Paris protest against same-sex marriage. But will the legislators listen?

Paris pro-family demonstration: biggest ever
Carolyn Moynihan | Jan 21 2013 | comment  
Here's another piece on the Massive Paris demo for marriage as it really is - and a picture that gives a better idea of the crowd.

French homosexuals join rally against gay marriage
Carolyn Moynihan | Jan 18 2013 | comment  
There was a huge rally against same-sex marriage in France at the weekend. C-FAM reports an unexpected feature of the opposition.

Apropos France, again
Carolyn Moynihan | Nov 26 2012 | comment  
What do you do if you are in charge of a big, failing European economy?

Huge rally in France to defend marriage
Carolyn Moynihan | Nov 22 2012 | comment  
there are plenty of French people ready to defend marriage against new definitions.

Neither “mere” nor “pere” under French gay law
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 27 2012 | comment  
Mothers and fathers would officially cease to exist in France if draft gay marriage legislation promoted by the new socialist government goes ahead.

More politically correct than electorally smart?
Michael Kirke | Jul 31 2012 | comment  
Relentless is the only word that can be used to describe the onslaught on the institution of marriage. But relentless does not mean victorious and nor does it make anything right that is wrong and wrong-headed.

European states not required to grant marriage rights to gays
Michael Kirke | Mar 22 2012 | comment  
The Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has issued a judgement saying that the European Convention on Human Rights “does not require member states’ governments to grant same-sex couples access to marriage." This is not a question of discrimination or human rights, the court has ruled. It reached a decision in the case of a lesbian couple in France.

French president opposes same-sex marriage
Michael Cook | Feb 22 2012 | comment  
Same-sex marriage is an issue in the election campaign for the French Presidency, which puts the incumbent, Nicolas Sarkozy, against the Socialist leader, François Hollande. In a wide-ranging interview in the leading newspaper Le Figaro, President Sarkozy explained why he opposes it.
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