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
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
FAFCE president Antoine Renard was interviewed by the Austrian Catholic Press Agency: The human rights ideal born out of the catastrophe of World War II only aimed at fostering the rights of a person, in order that the state
We publish below an article originally published on the Italian newspaper "Avvenire", containing a testimony from Gigi De Palo, President of our Member, "Forum delle Associazioni Familiari". I have the impression I am living in a dream. I
Brussels, 18 December 2017 The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) and its member in Ireland, Family Solidarity, express their deep concern at the recommendation of the Oireachtas (Irish National Parliament) Special Committee calling for the
Brussels, 13 December 2017 The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) expresses its full support to the Polish citizens initiative #StopAbortion, which consists in a legislative proposal aimed to ban eugenic abortion. While the signatures requested
As the International Day of Women is observed in political institutions across the world today, the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations (FAFCE) wishes to draw attention to the dignity of women and the attacks against it through
Brussels, 28 February 2017 Following the reinstatement of the so called Mexico City Policy by the United States, the funding of organisations providing abortion services abroad, such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International and the United Nations Population
In Ireland a Citizens’ Assembly is preparing a report on the abortion ban in the country. A public consultation launched by the Assembly received more than 13,500 submissions, of which an overwhelming majority supported the prohibition of abortion.
FAFCE welcomes today’s rejection by the European Parliament of a proposal for a report on surrogacy, which could legitimise this practice. In fact, the Legal Affairs Committee had demanded authorisation to start a report about this issue, from