France's Chief Rabbi, the country's leading Jewish religious figure, on Thursday resigned with immediate effect, after admitting to plagiarism in his books.
Do you know what you've been eating? Who's lobbying France's Socialist government? Why do rich French people love to knock their country? Could François Hollande do better?
Will Hollande stick to his political guns? Is a top Aqim man really dead? Are southern Europeans heading north? And what do the cardinals get up to in conclave.
The Pope bows out. A proposed French law goes easy on damage caused during industrial disputes. A proposed European law aims to limit bankers' bonuses. A French rocker dies.
Two very different men dominate this morning's French front pages.
Will the pope's resignation lead to change in the Catholic church? Are ex-MNLA fighters reliable allies? And do you really need to control your cholesterol?
France's public finances receive a rough review. Should God follow the Pope's example? Is the vote for gay marriage a historic step forward? And how is PSG placed for 6 March?
A former French interior minister has blasted President François Hollande for making a joke about Pope resignation.
Pope’s resignation, industry decline, rise of a cosmetics giant and gender equality in Norway interest today’s French papers.
World political and religious leaders expressed surprise but respect for Pope Benedict XVI's announcement yesterday of his resignation due to "incapacity" because of his age.