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"Islam and Christianity in the face of republican values: a parallel between the two religions which does not hold"


FIGAROVOX / TRIBUNE - For a believer, whatever his religion, the attachment to his faith naturally goes beyond the political framework, analyzes Alexis Feertchak. But for Christians, the temporal and spiritual realms are clearly separate. It is quite different with Islam.

Alexis Feertchak is a journalist at Le Figaro and creator of the newspaper

The government has chosen on several occasions to highlight the opposition between two possible sources of the "


" to illustrate the danger of Islamist separatism at work in France.

The law of the Republic is stronger than that of the gods.

The time has come to complete this work for Muslims,

”insisted Gérald Darmanin on October 4.

An allusion to a survey by the FIFG published in September.

To the question "

In general, do you put your religious convictions before the values ​​of the Republic?"

", 40% of Muslims answered"



This would be the sign of a worrying decoupling between part of the Muslims and the Republican project.

However, some observers have raised an objection.

If it is necessary to choose between religious convictions and values ​​of the Republic, practicing Catholics (41%) are even more numerous than Muslims (40%) to give priority to the former in this same poll,

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Source: lefigaro

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