French Catholic voters remain faithful to scandal-hit Fillon

24 Mar

French conservative presidential candidate François Fillon is a practicing Catholic. In a book which kicked off his presidential bid, he wrote an entire chapter about his faith. But in the past weeks, Fillon’s campaign has been dogged by a string of scandals. Although this has taken its toll, many Catholic voters are standing by their champion. Our team on the ground reports from Paris and Avignon.