I came across this article today regarding the shifting attitude of the French people toward religion and such in politics. And here's another one published in April of 2017. And "While the rest of France celebrates Bastille Day on July 14, Morlino said, men and women in the Vendée commemorate the death of their hero and local “saint,” Jacques Cathelineau, with a Mass, Eucharistic procession and a feast." according to this article on the town of ‘Puy du Fou’ and their French Catholic, world-class theme park.
Produced in Constantinople in the second half of the tenth century, the Paris Psalter (BnF Ms. gr. 139), located at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris is the most famous illuminated Byzantine codex:
Do pray that they rediscover their roots and take consolation in eternal truths.
AND Ditto for us all.
France is not the only one. Another struggling country is the U.K. Below find scenes & prayers from Cardinal Newman. Click on images below to enlarge: