FRANCE – 268 churches in danger, 22 recently demolished

Since 2000, blogger Benoit de Sagazan of Patrimoine en blog has counted 22 demolitions of church buildings in France. He signals 268 church buildings in immediate danger, 17 of which are situated in Paris.

While these figures suggest an exact knowledge of numbers, De Sagazan underlines the difficulties of knowing the exact number of religious edifices in France, let alone the state they are in.

Read the whole article in French here, and in much greater detail here.