The catholic school group Jean Paul II has around 500 pupils in Forez.
The Leimen police station has started the investigation and is looking for witnesses in this connection.
While there were 43 cases of anti-Catholic hate crimes in 2020, it rose to 155 in 2021.
The affiliation of the gunmen and the number of casualties are unknown at this time.
The man described the whole situation as "ridiculous".
The new year has just begun and Christian communities all around India report an increase in violence towards them.
Christian denominations that experienced the fastest growth rates are Evangelicals (1.8%) and Pentecostals/charismatics (1.88%).
Christians in France fall victim to several kinds of discrimination which are too often being ignored by mainstream media
Currently, there are about 200 people in the IDP camp at this Catholic church.