The Newsmakers: Secularism in France – VIDEO


A Catholic priest was killed in France during morning mass just weeks ago, by teenagers who pledged allegiance to Daesh, shaking a nation already reeling from previous attacks this year. A show of unity spread across the country, with religious ceremonies and interfaith events taking center stage. They were sights rarely seen out in the open in the country that holds secularism sacred. It’s led to a re-emergence of the debate around the nation’s distinct version of secularism, as Natalie Poyhonen explains.



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