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Religious & Spiritual Students in France

Posted on October 14, 2020


While France has a strong Roman Catholic background, the French Revolution included a push to “dechristianize” France, and set the foundation for the separation of church and state. In 1905, France passed laws to establish secularism and freedom of thought and religious belief, and many French do not have a religious affiliation. After Christianity, the most commonly practiced religions are Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism.

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