In Lyon, Church actors trained in security

“A church is a special place, by its architecture, its destination and the atmosphere that reigns there, but it is above all a place that receives the public permanently, Dominique recalls. All those who intervene are therefore security guards in spite of themselves! » A year ago, this former policeman was recruited by the diocese … Read more

Anthroposophy: the Nef, a bank created by this esoteric current, sows discord at the town hall of Lyon

Does the green majority of Lyon flirt with an esoteric current? In recent days, the opposition group “For Lyon” has alerted the press to a loan of 3 million euros contracted a year ago by the municipality with an ethical bank, the Nef (for New fraternal economy) . This same bank is cited in the … Read more

Diary of an expat’ #1: 5 things that surprised me when I arrived in Lyon

1. Lyon, capital of esotericism I am what is commonly called a “witch”. In any case, that’s how my relatives have fun naming me! Very focused on energies, the “spirituality” in its broadest sense, astrology (no comment… If you’re slanderous, my crystal ball will tell me and I’ll put a spell on you. I’m kidding… … Read more

In Lyon, the “Concorde et solidarité” group creates its prize

For Florence Delaunay, the objective is clear: “Show that the secularism is not synonymous with indifference, but on the contrary a way of conceiving dialogue and exchange, with respect, between the different religions as well as with the rest of society! » Deputy Mayor of Lyons in charge of rights and equality, memory, worship and … Read more

In Lyon, they (re)discover the statues of virgins and saints


They are two women, lecturers by profession, to share the same passion for these statues nestled on the facades of buildings in Lyon: Laurence Benoit and Catherine de Rivaz. In the 1990s, they began their inventory. Verdict: more than 200 statues, whereas there were 400 at the beginning of the 20th century. And for many … Read more

Let’s go for four weeks of concerts: RhinoJazz more eclectic than ever, on the launch pad > Jazz In Lyon


The Belmondo brothers Let’s go for four weeks of concerts: RhinoJazz more eclectic than ever, on the launch pad RhinoJazz launches its 44th edition on Tuesday October 4 with…”The Firebird” by Stravinsky at the Saint-Etienne Opera. On the program, until October 23, 27 days of music in no less than 28 municipalities of the … Read more



The dioceses of Lyon and Antelias in Lebanon have been living the adventure of twinning for more than thirty years. Beyond borders, rites and trials, the process is an opportunity to fully experience brotherhood in Christ and solidarity in action, here and there. By Florence de Maistre. “This twinning is a real opportunity and mutual … Read more

In Lyon, pastoral actors are trained in the fight against anti


“Anti-Semitism appears as a virus that has always infects the world: it only changes appearance depending on the situation. » This Tuesday, October 12, Jean-Dominique Durand, the president of the Judeo-Christian Friendship of France (AJCF), speaks before an assembly made up of religious, lay people or associative actors, Catholics, Protestants or Jews. All are gathered … Read more

Wish of the Aldermen 2022: André Manoukian chosen to present the shield | RCF Lyon

It is a Lyonnais and historical tradition which has been perpetuated since 1643: the ceremony of the renewal of the Vœu des Échevins takes place every September 8 in Fourvière, in commemoration of the promise of the Lyon notables of the time – the échevins – to offer each year to the Virgin Mary “a … Read more