Practicing your religion in France

France is a secular state with a Roman Catholic tradition. The many Roman and Gothic cathedrals, as well as churches and chapels found in the most out-of-the-way corners of the country, testify to that tradition.

Individuals are free to practice the religion of their choice.

Discrimination on the basis of religious practice or affiliation is prohibited by law.

The major faiths in France are Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, and Judaism.

Churches, mosques, and temples coexist peacefully in a spirit of harmony and mutual respect