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 calls the European Commission to include surrogacy in the review of its EU Directive on human trafficking
24 March 2023, FAFCE contributed to a call for feedbacks of the European Commission following its proposal to update of its 2011 Directive against human trafficking, very much welcomed in light of the evolution of the forms of exploitation
Ageing Population: UN report shows that it is not only Europe’s problem
15 February 2023, The World Social Report is a leading publication that focuses on significant social topics issued by the United Nations Secretariat's Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), which serves as a crucial link between global economic,
PRESS RELEASE | The dangers of a “European parenthood certificate”
3rd of February 2023, Brussels “A child is not an entitlement and parenthood is not a right; rather, a child is a gift and parenthood is a responsibility.” These were the words of FAFCE’s President, Vincenzo Bassi, in an open
FAFCE’s Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron: “Are we still free to protect life?”
Brussels, 21 January 2022 Dear Mr. President, Following your speech at the European Parliament on the occasion of the start of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, we would like to express our concerns about
The impact of pornography on demography
25 August 2021, Pornography often pretends to be confined to the hidden secret of sexual fantasies. However, even if hidden, pornography heavily impacts a person’s relations with its family, its peers, its community and the entire society overall. The
The European Parliament Approves a Report on Ageing Packed with Pro-Family Measures
Unpaid care work is still work...The fact that national pension schemes do not reflect it is a major cause of social exclusion and old-age poverty, especially amongst women. Until the European Union and its Member States plug this gaping hole in the EU’s social contract, the ambitious social objectives advanced in the report will be stymied.
The “sexual and reproductive health and rights” of women discussed at the European Parliament
10 June 2021 Are the EU policy-makers really interested in the health of women? The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) Committee of the European Parliament adopted on the 11th of May 2021 a Report on the situation of
FAFCE Webinar on “Demographic Change and the Future of Europe”: “Family policies will shape the future of Europe”
4 June 2021 On June 3rd, 2021, FAFCE organised, in cooperation with the European People's Party (EPP) working group on ‘Intercultural and religious dialogue’, a Webinar on the topic of demographic change and the future of Europe. EPP Group
INVITATION | European Sunday Alliance Webinar on ‘The right to disconnect and the need for a European weekly common day of rest’ (Tuesday, 1 June 2021 at 13:00-14:00 CEST)
The Steering Group of the European Sunday Alliance invites you to its Webinar on "The right to disconnect and the need for a European weekly common day of rest” Tuesday 1st of June 2021 13:00-14:00 CEST via Zoom – in
FAFCE Contributes to Public Consultation on Gender-Based and Domestic Violence
19 May 2021 FAFCE contributed to the European Commission’s recent public consultation on gender-based violence and domestic violence. The pdf of FAFCE's contribution is at the bottom of this page. What are Gender-Based Violence and Domestic Violence?