Evangelical churches gaining ground in France

12 Jul

In France, a new Evangelical church is built every 10 days, thanks to the efforts of highly motivated young believers. Once a fringe religious movement, Evangelism is gaining ground and now counts 700,000 followers across France. What are the reasons …

‘Crack Hill’ casts shadow over north Paris neighbourhood

5 Jul

In the north of Paris, the Porte de la Chapelle neighbourhood is home to “Crack Hill”, a wasteland that has become a meeting point for crack cocaine addicts and dealers. Crime rates and antisocial behaviour are on the rise in the neighbourhood as resi…

Concern over lead poisoning after Notre-Dame Cathedral fire

18 Jun

Two months after the roof of Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral caught fire, a mass has been celebrated but the building remains closed to the public. Now, a new concern has surfaced: lead dust poisoning. During the blaze, more than 300 tons of lead went up…