Emmanuel Macron initiates a national fundraising campaign to save endangered churches.

l’essentielThe head of state, who was visiting Côte-d’Or (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) for the Heritage Days on Friday, announced the launch of a national plan aimed at « transforming the popular emotion surrounding dilapidated religious buildings into positive energy. »

The president comes to the rescue of churches. During his visit to Côte d’Or (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) for the launch of the Heritage Days on Friday, September 15, 2023, Emmanuel Macron announced a plan to save endangered religious buildings. This announcement comes a week before his controversial participation in Pope Francis’ massive mass in Marseille, which has been criticized by the left.

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The Élysée had outlined the main points of this plan in early June, mentioning the classification or registration as historical monuments of 19th and 20th century buildings, as well as the potential launch of a financial subscription.

« Il a également répondu à la controverse entourant sa participation à la messe du pape François à Marseille le 23 septembre prochain en affirmant que c’était en tant que président et non en tant que catholique qu’il y assisterait. »