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Catholicism in France from Monarchical Hegemony to Secular Competition: A Turbulent Story

Abstract : For fourteen centuries, French territory was an assemblage of Catholic and monarchical interests. After the French Revolution, France experimented with various forms of government which promoted a progressive separation between state and religion (meaning the Catholic Church). In recent decades, the French population has become both increasingly indifferent to religion and increasingly diverse. Currently 40 per cent of the population has no religion, Islam constitutes the second most practised religion in the country and Catholicism has deeply evolved
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Blandine Chelini-Pont. Catholicism in France from Monarchical Hegemony to Secular Competition: A Turbulent Story. 2020. ⟨hal-02614610⟩

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