Elisabeth Auvillain

Elisabeth Auvillain is a French freelance writer who lives in Paris, where she was born and raised. She started her career in London then lived in Austria, Switzerland, Pakistan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Germany before coming back to France. She worked mainly as a correspondent for the French Catholic daily La Croix and for Radio France Internationale


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Q&A with Sr. Laure Blanchon, listening to voices of the vulnerable

Jeanne Garnier's vision of end-of-life care lives on beyond France

As France mulls euthanasia law, sisters working in palliative care fear effects

Miraculous Medal chapel in Paris draws pilgrims seeking Mary's protection

Lourdes revives from pandemic with a new international dimension

Chaos in shelters for Ukrainian refugees increases risk of trafficking

In priests' tarnished image, French sisters see opening for bigger role for women, laypeople in church

Religious institutes in France determined to fight clergy sex abuse

Q & A with Sr. Nathalie Becquart: Upcoming synod could 'turn a clerical church into a synodal church'

New app features French Benedictines singing the Liturgy of the Hours in Gregorian chant

Q & A with Sr. Christiane Hourticq, on liturgical life under lockdown in France

French and Filipino volunteers help young detainees secure a better future

Q & A with Sr. Sophie de Jésus, founder of programs to help teens in need

Q & A with Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée, author of a history of the Daughters of Charity

In Togo, a ministry helping people living with HIV is a sister's life work

Confined French sisters seek ways to remain close to the vulnerable

Q & A with Sr. Marie Stella, leading the fight against AIDS in Togo

French Catholics raise voices, demand measures to prevent further clergy sex abuse

Q & A with Sr. Ruth Schönenberger: 'It is time to act' for women's equality in the church

Q & A with Sr. Véronique Margron, leader of religious addressing abuse in church