Solène Tadié

Solène Tadié

Solène Tadié is the Europe Correspondent for the National Catholic Register. She is French-Swiss and grew up in Paris. After graduating from Roma III University with a degree in journalism, she began reporting on Rome and the Vatican for Aleteia. She joined L’Osservatore Romano in 2015, where she successively worked for the French section and the Cultural pages of the Italian daily newspaper. She has also collaborated with several French-speaking Catholic media organizations. Solène has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Articles by Solène Tadié

Will France enshrine a ‘right’ to abortion in its constitution?

Nov 23, 2022 / 02:29 am

If officially approved by the Parliament at the end of the month, the bill would still need to be approved by the Senate.

European court rules in favor of feminist claiming to ‘abort Jesus’ in a church in Paris

Oct 19, 2022 / 07:20 am

The judges of the European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously that the woman was exercising her “freedom of expression.”

‘Hands off my statue’: How this French group hopes to save St. Michael the Archangel

Oct 11, 2022 / 06:25 am

The recent decision of a French Court of Appeal to confirm the removal of a statue of St. Michael the Archangel from a seaside town stirred strong reactions across the country. 

Hostility toward Christian values is growing in European institutions, Polish politician and philosopher says

Aug 5, 2022 / 01:04 am

The European Commission’s 2022 Rule of Law report has once again singled out Poland and Hungary, accusing both countries of not addressing “serious concerns,” including breaches in their judiciary and media systems. The report identified stark differences between the EU and the two countries. 

‘I felt I completely lost my soul’: Ex-military nurse battling addiction finds solace at Lourdes

May 19, 2022 / 09:10 am

‘My family grieved me as I was basically gone,’ Richard Johnson said during a pilgrimage to Lourdes.

‘Warriors to Lourdes’ pilgrimage brings comfort to wounded souls

May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am

More than 175 U.S. active-duty personnel and veterans are taking part in a pilgrimage sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

‘I pray to St. John Paul II every day’: How a Ukrainian refugee found shelter at the pope’s former residence

Mar 23, 2022 / 13:00 pm

‘Through the intercession of St. John Paul II, God led us to this residence,’ said Eleanor Petritschenko.

Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across France

Nov 25, 2021 / 04:00 am

The movement is growing — thanks to a cigar-chomping bench press champion.

New JPII Institute president: My stance on Humanae vitae was misinterpreted

Oct 11, 2021 / 04:00 am

Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne officially took office on Sept. 22.

Benedictine monks return to historic Solignac Abbey for first time since French Revolution

Aug 5, 2021 / 08:30 am

Anti-clerical revolutionaries expelled the Benedictines in 1790.

How French Catholics are responding to Pope Francis’ Traditional Latin Mass restrictions

Jul 24, 2021 / 03:00 am

A study found traditionalism is growing steadily year on year.

Why is a French Catholic archdiocese expelling the FSSP?

Jun 16, 2021 / 12:00 pm

For 23 years, FSSP priests have served Catholics in Dijon archdiocese. Now, the archbishop has told them to leave.

Why France is losing one religious building every two weeks

May 4, 2021 / 13:00 pm

France’s religious heritage is in a precarious state. This is why.

French Catholic bishops open beatification cause of Dominican priest

Apr 9, 2021 / 12:01 pm

Fr. Marie-Étienne Vayssière (1864-1940) is a little-known but quietly influential figure.