Macron slammed over overtures to France's Catholic Church


In an unprecedented speech to Catholic bishops this week in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron said 'We share in a confused way that relations between the Church and State have been damaged and it is up to you, as much as us, to repair them', prompting a political uproar and accusations that he undermined the secular pillar of France's constitution.

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Emmanuel Macron this week faced accusations of undermining French secularism for telling French Catholic leaders that “relations between Church and State have been damaged” and must be “repaired”, reports The Telegraph.