France


Stop messing with the family, say the French

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 February 2014
The French middle class takes to the barricades over family law reform.

Woman marries Catholic bridge

Karee Santos | 13 November 2013
But was the marriage valid? We launch a theological discussion.

French marriage activists vow to fight on

Blaise Joseph | 23 May 2013
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 | 27 March 2013
What the French can teach us about slogans.

French turn out again against marriage law change

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013
Hundreds of thousands in Paris protest against same-sex marriage. But will the legislators listen?

Paris pro-family demonstration: biggest ever

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 January 2013
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 | 18 January 2013
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 | 26 November 2012
What do you do if you are in charge of a big, failing European economy?

Huge rally in France to defend marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 November 2012
there are plenty of French people ready to defend marriage against new definitions.

Neither “mere” nor “pere” under French gay law

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 September 2012
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 | 31 July 2012
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 | 22 March 2012
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 | 22 February 2012
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.
 

Conjugality deals with the true nature of marriage and the challenges it faces today. Our current focus is on the campaign to legalise same-sex marriage. We'd love to get your comments and suggestions. Send an email to conjugality@mercatornet.com


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