Five years of reign for Pope Francis

Elected at the head of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013, Pope Francis is celebrating five years at the head of the Roman Curia this week. Five years full of optimism for some, but which only demonstrated the inability of the Church to modernize for others.

The Edict of Nantes and religious “peace” in France

On April 13, 1598, Henri IV, King of France, promulgated the Edict of Nantes, which was intended to be permission for freedom of worship, civil and political rights for Protestants in France. This will therefore put an end to the wars of religion which plunged France into a chaotic situation for nearly 40 years.

Global support for kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria

For several weeks now, some 200 high school girls have been kidnapped by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram. Let's take a closer look at the events of the past few days while taking the pulse of the planet on the various actions aimed at supporting the efforts of the authorities to find them safe and sound.

Pope Benedict XVI resigns

Benedict XVI becomes the third pope in history to resign during his mandate. He will leave his post on February 28 due to his advanced age, which no longer allows him to fulfill his role well.