After a youth shaped by a commitment to the Christian Youth Rural Movement, Dominique Potier became a farmer. Since 2012, he has been a socialist MP for Meurthe-et-Moselle.
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Born in 1995 into a family engaged in a new community, Thomas Belleil experienced a kind of “missionary conversion” by associating with evangelical Protestants. A graduate in religious studies from the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), he pursued theological studies and still participates in evangelisation missions in a Catholic parish.
FR BENOIST DE SINETY
After serving as Vicar-General of Paris and Canon of Notre Dame Cathedral between 2016 and 2021, Benoist de Sinety left office to be appointed parish priest in Lille. In 2018 he published “Il faut que des voix s’élèvent pour défendre l’accueil des migrants” (lit. It is necessary that voices be raised to defend the reception …
Originally from Armenia and Syria, Fadi Krikor grew up in Germany, where he still lives. He is the founder of the “Father’s House for All Nations”, leads spiritual retreats and is committed to reconciliation between nations and Christians of different denominations.
Bp. OLIVIER DE GERMAY
After seven years of serving as an officer in the army, Olivier de Germay entered the seminary in 1991 and then became a priest of the diocese of Toulouse. Appointed Bishop of Ajaccio in 2012, he lived in Corsica for eight years before being appointed Archbishop of Lyon. His motto? “Christ loved the Church” (Eph …
Astrid Kaptijn, a professor of Canon Law and the Vice-Rector of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, is a Christian marriage expert. She was a member of the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church, which issued its report in October 2021.
DOMINIQUE DEGOUL S.J
After studying engineering at the Polytechnic school, Dominique Degoul worked for seven years as a consultant before feeling an inner calling to “dare”. The following year he entered the Jesuit novitiate, and after no less than ten years of studies (like any good respectable Jesuit) he became a priest. For the past ten years he …
Faith and music are the two driving forces behind Matt Marvane’s life. For over a decade he has put his talents as an author, composer and performer at the service of praise, evangelisation and Christian unity. The son of a pastor, and he himself a pastor, in 2019 he founded the SOS Church in Lyon …
LAURENT DE CHERISEY
At the age of twenty, during his business studies, Laurent de Cherisey was affected by a car accident, which left his sister severely disabled. He then decided to carry out a cooperation in the Ivory Coast. Upon his return to France he became involved in several social projects – rehabilitation company with a network of …
Following a five-year stay in Lebanon and a Master II in Islamic-Christian relations, Sybille Dubois wanted to get involved in the promotion of the culture of encounter, which is so dear to Pope Francis. To this end, she coordinates the project of Classes Ensemble Avec Marie (Classes Together With Mary) to show young people the …