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Marriage & Children

812, 2016

Press Release | Audiovisual Media Services in the EU: which protection for children?

December 8th, 2016|Categories: European Union, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: |

European Parliament IMCO Committee votes for maintaining existing prohibition of TVs broadcasting pornography or gratuitous violence                 Brussels, 8 December 2016 On Monday, 5 December, the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee

906, 2016

Press release | Reserving marriage to a man and a woman is not discriminatory, says the European Court of Human Rights

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Council of Europe, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , |

Brussels, 9 June 2016 Reserving marriage to a man and a woman is not discriminatory. This was confirmed by a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) published today. In the case Chapin and Charpentier v. France (known in France

2505, 2016

Family definition to be changed in Romanian Constitution: The constitutional amendment proposal has been filed with the Romanian Senate on Monday, 23rd May 2016

May 25th, 2016|Categories: FAFCE Members, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: |

The Romanian Coalition for Family, an umbrella structure that gathers dozens of organisations that promote family values, including FAFCE’s Member Association of Catholic Families Vladimir Ghika, has presented a proposal for an amendment of the Constitution aimed at clarifying the

2005, 2016

“Mum, Dad & Kids” European Citizens Initiative – Letting EU Citizens have a say on marriage and family

May 20th, 2016|Categories: European Union, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: |

As announced earlier in our newsletter, a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on marriage and family has been launched across the European Union. An ECI is a democratic instrument introduced by the European Union to give citizens more possibilities to

2112, 2015

A new European Citizens’ Initiative in favour of Marriage and Family

December 21st, 2015|Categories: European Union, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , |

On 11 December the European Commission gave its green light to start a new European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) in favour of marriage and family called Mum, Dad & Kids. The initiative asks the European Commission to respect the principle

2408, 2015

The President of the European Council is clear : “The definitions of marriage and family are matters of national competence for EU Member States”. What about the European Commission?

August 24th, 2015|Categories: European Union, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: |

On 23 July FAFCE President, Antoine Renard, wrote a letter to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in order to express the concerns of the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations (FAFCE) regarding the statements of

2005, 2015

Press Release | Irish Referendum On The Redefinition Of Marriage

May 20th, 2015|Categories: FAFCE Members, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , |

Strasbourg, 20 May 2015 Friday 22 May the Irish people is called to vote in a referendum on a possible amendment of the Constitution, which if adopted would redefine marriage from a legal point of view. If the constitutional

2204, 2015

“Good marriages, lasting families are not only the Church’s treasures, but also the society’s treasures.”- Homily by Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki

April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , |

FAFCE's spring Board Meeting took place in Warsaw, Poland on 16 and 17 April. During the second day FAFCE's Board met with the President of the Polish Bishops Conference, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki. Actions in favour of marriage and family were