On the 5th of May, the Employment and Social Policy Ministers of the European Union discussed the economic recovery plans and the demographic challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ministers emphasised the need to implement strategies to protect the
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
On the 6th of May 2020, FAFCE held its 2020 Spring Board Meeting via videoconference. 31 representatives of family associations from 18 European Countries gathered to discuss on the European demographic challenges, the Members' activities and the emergency measures needed to support families in Europe. A Resolution was also adopted and is made public today (also available in French and German), on the occasion of the International Day of the Family: “Families: the front line in the pandemic”.
FAFCE Board Resolution Families are the front line in the pandemic Online Board Meeting, 6 May 2020 In the context of the current pandemic, families are in the front line. The dislocation of the social fabric is now reduced
Rome, Easter 2020 European unity becomes noticeable only through the solidarity it can demonstrate, whether within our communities or between European Institutions and Member States. In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, with our joint Press Release, last month, we
France – CNAFC The French National Confederation of Catholic Family Associations (CNAFC) publishes every week a newsletter with news and initiatives to help Catholic families during the time of quarantine. The Confederation even created a Facebook group called "Esprit de famille"
Vatican City (10 March) - Our President, Vincenzo Bassi, together with our Secretary General, Nicola Speranza, spent a day full of meetings where they visited different Holy See officials whose mandate is related to FAFCE’s field of work. FAFCE President
Focus on demographic challenges: FAFCE’s interventions to the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions
Brussels (14-15 January) – In the context of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which has made the demographic challenge one of the priorities of its semester (January-July 2020), FAFCE intervened in different European institutions to
Brussels (25 February 2020) - Our President, Vincenzo Bassi, and our Secretary General, Nicola Speranza, met with Vice-President Dubravka Šuica and her team to present FAFCE’s proposals regarding her portfolio on Demography and Democracy. They discussed about demographic trends, family-friendly
The end of the year is often a moment of final summaries. But this time around resembles a preamble for a new beginning. For many reasons.