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2212, 2023

FAFCE Newsletter | We wish you a Merry Christmas!

December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Demographic challenges, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The 21th of December 2023 Dear Friends, in few days, we will retreat with our respective families and turn our attention to the Holy Family, where the mystery of a Child God takes place. With this newsletter, we wish

1412, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I Surrogacy: the European Parliament contradicts itself

December 14th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

The European Certificate of Parenthood represents an open door to human trafficking Strasbourg, the 14th of December 2023 With 366 votes in favour and 145 against, the European Parliament approved today its opinion on a European Certificate of Parenthood.

1411, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I FAFCE welcomes steps towards a better protection of minors in the EU

November 14th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

European Parliament: new measures against child sexual abuse online adopted by the Civil Liberties Committee. Much still remains to be done, with the support of civil society and families' organisations. Brussels, the 14th of November 2023 The Civil Liberties

711, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I FAFCE Declaration on a Regulation on the cross-border recognition of parenthood

November 7th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

FAFCE Declaration on a Regulation on the cross-border recognition of parenthood The JURI Committee in the European Parliament voted to limit Member States' to decide on parenthood recognition, also in case of surrogacy. The Board of FAFCE issued a

2710, 2023

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE Autumn Board Meeting | Young people and mental health: families as their best allies

October 27th, 2023|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Family & Work-life balance, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, the 27th of October 2023 A high level seminar at The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the blessing of a St. Joseph statue and the discussion on the current state of family policies have been at the

2310, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I FAFCE celebrates the 40th anniversary of “Charter of the Rights of the Family”

October 23rd, 2023|Categories: Demographic challenges, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, the 23th of October 2023 FAFCE celebrates the 40th anniversary of the promulgation of the Charter of the Rights of the Family, presented by the Holy See on 22 October 1983, "to all persons, institutions and authorities concerned with the mission

1210, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I The Future of Europe at stake: publication of EU Commission Demographic Toolbox

October 12th, 2023|Categories: Demographic challenges, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

Brussels, the 12th of October 2023 “Families should be the first priority of every political proposal, not on theoretical basis, but simply because they prepare the future of Europe. In this historical moment, where many are concerned by the

710, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I Surrogacy included in the list of offences for human trafficking

October 7th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, the 6th of October 2023 “We welcome this week's decision of the European Parliament, finally recognising surrogacy as a crime of human trafficking. Moreover, surrogacy is now considered together with crimes as slavery, forced marriage, illegal adoption or

210, 2023

The family in the context of the Eastern Catholic Churches in Europe

October 2nd, 2023|Categories: FAFCE, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

29th of September The annual meeting of the Eastern Catholic Bishops of Europe took place in Athens, Greece, from 18 to 21 September 2023, dedicated to: “The Family in the context of the Eastern Catholic Churches in Europe”. The

1309, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I The European Parliament favours eugenics

September 13th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, Council of Europe, European Union, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

PRESS RELEASE The European Parliament favours eugenics Brussels, 13th of September 2023 “Does the European Parliament want to promote eugenics?” This is the question that FAFCE’s President, Vincenzo Bassi, asks himself after the approval, this morning in Strasbourg, of the Report on the