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 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
On 2 February, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on Cross-border Aspects of Adoptions, regarding the mutual recognition of domestic adoptions between EU Member States. The resolution calls on the European Commission to begin a legislative procedure in view
The Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe hosted on 24 January, a hearing about a report named “The Use of New Genetic Technologies in Human Beings”, presented