Keyword: Christian

French polemicist says those with Arab first names are 'less French'

Right-wing commentator Eric Zemmour said choice by ex-minister of North African origin to give her daughter an Arab name was 'outragious' and that those with names like Zinedine Zidane were 'less French' than himself.

Christian graves desecrated in cemetery in Normandy

The vandalism at the cemetery in Tracy-sur-Mer follows just days after an attack on a Jewish cemetery in Alsace.

Proposal to replace Christian holidays sparks row in France

An official with France’s National Observatory on Secularism proposes two Christian holidays be replaced by Muslim and Jewish celebrations.