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2306, 2021

Matic Report: let’s respect subsidiarity and stay focused on the future

June 23rd, 2021|Categories: FAFCE, Press Release|

Statement of Vincenzo Bassi, President of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) Brussels, 23 June 2021 "Once again the Women's Rights Commission of the European Parliament proposes a document which, although legally non-binding, presents a series

2705, 2021

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE Board Members adopt a Resolution on “The Family is the Democratic and Demographic Future of Europe”

May 27th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Resolutions, Press Release|

Not only does the family constitute the first school of social and civic life by teaching children how to interact with others in a respectful and complementary manner based on compromise, it also affirms the importance of these values for parents and grandparents, who learn to make sacrifices for others and experience the unique freedom created through responsibility.

204, 2021

FAFCE Easter Newsletter | In the joy of the Resurrection 🌅

April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

April 1st, 2021  It has been a year since the Covid-outbreak began. Parents continue courageously to uphold their responsibilities despite a lack of recognition, weak support and additional difficulties brought about by the pandemic. Families are nonetheless key for

1201, 2021

Press Release | Latvia: FAFCE supports the Constitutional Amendment in favour of Marriage and Family

January 12th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, 12 January 2021 “We support the efforts of the Latvian legislators towards the recognition of marriage as the stable union of a man and a woman, at the basis of the family, in its fundamental law” – these

312, 2020

Press Release | COMECE-FAFCE reflection on the role of the elderly in times of demographic change

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“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

112, 2020

FAFCE highlights the role of parents for the EU strategy on the rights of the child (2021-2024)

December 1st, 2020|Categories: Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

FAFCE has been committed for the past years to bring the voice of families at the institutional level in Europe, especially through continuous contributions to the public consultations, which are an integral part of the legislative process of the

1011, 2020

Press Release | FAFCE Board: Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE Members, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FAFCE held today its bi-annual Board Meeting, gathering representatives of Members Associations from all over Europe. Sharing the same concerns for the future of Europe after the pandemic, FAFCE Members adopted a Resolution on “Family is the heart of

1011, 2020

FAFCE Board Resolution | Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE Resolutions, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FAFCE Board Resolution Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery Online Board Meeting, 10 November 2020 The future is only possible with children, and the post-pandemic recovery will only be possible with the family. The Federation of Catholic

3007, 2020

Press Release | FAFCE’s President to EUCO Members: “Sustainable development only possible through demographic and family policies”

July 30th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|

Brussels, 30 July 2020 Finding resources for family policies able to face the current demographic winter. This is the true challenge to make of the post-pandemic recovery a moment of regeneration for our Continent. This is the call made by the