Every person has an inherent and immeasurable worth and dignity. Each human life is sacred, from its start to its end.
“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?”
Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium
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.
Child sexual abuse is among the most heinous crimes on the innocents. This crime is however a growing reality due to the rapid expansion of the digital world. To answer the complex issue of illegal online content regulation, the
a When science and faith meet Interview with biologist Vincent Kemme on the question of euthanasia a Mr. Vincent Kemme is a biologist from the Netherlands, trained in the relationship of science and faith, with supplementary studies in theology,
“Elderly people are a gift and a resource, [...] they cannot be seen as separated from communities”, states FAFCE, together with the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) in the reflection paper “The Elderly and the Future of
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, declared: “The fight against violence calls for a change of mentality and for a focus on education. Domestic violence is the direct result of
Ban on eugenic abortion in Poland: a crucial step to end discrimination against persons with disabilities
On the 22nd of October 2020, the Polish Constitutional Court ruled that abortion due to eugenic reasons was unconstitutional, as it was contrary to the protection of the dignity and the life of the human person, guaranteed by the
An amending proposal to the law on abortion is currently discussed in Slovakia, which proposes to improve pre- and post-natal care for women. The amended law would then offer new means to protect pregnant women and young mothers from
Scandal of the surrogacy industry in Ukraine: let’s put a stop Over the recent years, Ukraine has become an international hub for the practice of surrogacy, often acting against their own State legislation, due to its competitive prices
Brussels, 15 June 2020 “Promoting a family-friendly culture is the best answer to fight elder abuse. Family associations can play a key-role in overcoming the current ways we take care of the elderly, by creating new structures of solidarity
FAFCE fully supports the appeal made by the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops to ban all forms of surrogacy
FAFCE fully supports the appeal made by the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops to ban all forms of surrogacy In recent days, a video has been widely spread online, published by a Ukrainian company devoted to the practice of surrogacy. The video