Marriage & Children
FAFCE Contributes to European Commission Consultation on Stopping Online Child Sexual Abuse
FAFCE’s contribution seeks to offer to the Commission a comprehensive and cross-cutting legal framework for addressing all forms of online child sexual abuse and proposes five specific policies. Overall, the online protection of children must be a top priority of the European Union, in order to create a welcoming environment where children can learn, play, and have access to useful services while fully protected from the dreadful risks of online abuse.
UPDATE Freedom of education at stake in Spain: “#EuropaEscúchanos”
UPDATE: The Committee on Petitions (PETI) and the European Commission both considered the Ley Celaa during their last meetings. In their presentations, the five petitioners presented arguments to protect the freedom of education in Spain. Meanwhile, the European Commission
Russian Duma Moves to Overturn Liberal Surrogacy Law
"The proposed law moves to restrict the practice only for those children whose births are considered by the bill’s proponents as outside Russia’s national interest. While it is important that Russia is taking a step toward outlawing an exploitative and medically risky practice, it does so without taking a moral stance against surrogacy."
EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child & European Child Guarantee: the European Commission acknowledges the role of parents and families
30 March 2021 On the 24th of March 2021, the European Commission published the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child and proposed a Council recommendation on a European Child Guarantee. The two documents aim to offer a
Vision and commitment of FAFCE against pornography: interview for the Italian association PURIdiCUORE
Brussels, 3 March 2021 On 18 February 2021, Bénédicte Colin, FAFCE Project Manager, shared the work of FAFCE against pornography with the Italian association PURIdiCUORE, also dedicated to tackle the challenges of pornography. The association promotes the integrity in
“We have to fall in love with the family, as Saint Joseph did”, address of Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, on the Amoris Laetitia Year for the Family
2 February 2021 On 19 March 2021, the Church will celebrate the fifth year of the publication of the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia on the beauty and joy of love in the family. On the same day, Pope Francis
4 questions to understand the debates on the Covid-19 vaccine
Article translated from the original version in French, published by the Confederation of Catholic Family Associations: “Vaccination Covid-19“, 20 January 2021. What is a vaccination? A vaccination stimulates the immune defences, especially the immune memory. To achieve this, an
Family and teleworking: FAFCE stresses the commitment and struggles of parents
21 January 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic unveiled the difficulty for parents to find a satisfying work-life balance, especially in a context of telework. Today the European Parliament has adopted a resolution with recommendations to the Commission on the right
The demographic transition included in the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU
The Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which rotates every 6 months between EU Member States, has been taken over by Portugal for the first half of 2021, under the motto “Time to deliver: for a fair,
FAFCE Dialogue with Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for Family and Equal Opportunities: “The Families need to be seen as subject who are able to create the future”
“These FAFCE Webinars aim to raise awareness on demographic and family issues”. Those were the words of FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, at the opening of FAFCE Webinar with the Italian Minister for Family and Equal Opportunities, Ms Elena Bonetti.