- Mayors in France feel there is nothing more that a nativity scene is set up in their town halls, as is the tradition. The association of mayors enables Thursday that in the context of the separation of church and state the crib no longer belongs in the ' mairies. The recommendation is in response to the attacks of two weeks ago.
The advice Thursday called for an immediate storm of protest, reports the station France Info. The right-wing nationalist party National Front believes that the nativity scene is part of folk traditions. " This recommendation is a provocation. We need to prevent people use with a religious background disappear ", said Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, niece of party leader Marine Le Pen, against the station France Info.