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1405, 2022

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE celebrates the International Day of Families

May 14th, 2022|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 15th of May, is the International Day of Families. FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, declares: “This is a special occasion to say thank you to our families, to all its members. It is a precious moment to highlight the hidden and priceless work of many fathers and mothers and the contribution of our families and family networks to the social cohesion of our communities.

604, 2022

PRESS RELEASE | The European Parliament asks to replace “sex” by “gender” in a directive on pay transparency

April 6th, 2022|Categories: FAFCE, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

PRESS RELEASE The European Parliament asks to replace "sex" by "gender" in a directive on pay transparency Strasbourg, 6 April 2022   The European Parliament decided yesterday to bypass a Plenary debate on a sensitive report which asks to

2503, 2022

PRESS RELEASE | War in Ukraine: FAFCE united to the Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

March 25th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, the 25th of March 2022 From the start of this war, which is affecting Europe, FAFCE has associated itself with Pope Francis' appeal for peace. FAFCE also launched a call for donations, to help Ukrainian families fleeing the

2402, 2022

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE call for peace in Ukraine

February 24th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, the 24th of February 2022 Following the troubling news coming from Ukraine, FAFCE associates itself to  Pope Francis' appeal for peace, addressed in particular "to political leaders so that they make a serious examination of conscience before God

2402, 2022

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE’s appeal for peace in Ukraine

February 24th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, the 24th of February 2022 Following the troubling news coming from Ukraine, FAFCE associates itself to Pope Francis' appeal for peace, addressed in particular "to political leaders so that they make a serious examination of conscience before God

2001, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: FAFCE’s Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron: “Are we still free to protect life?”

January 20th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, the 21st of January 2021 The President of FAFCE, Vincenzo Bassi, and its Honorary President, Antoine Renard, sent an open letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, in reaction to his speech to the European Parliament this week. The

2907, 2021

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE & Fundacion Madrina Publish a Reflection Document On Family: The Missing Ingredient In Rural Revitalisation

July 29th, 2021|Categories: Press Release, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, Madrid; 29 July 2021 Today, the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) and the Fundación Madrina published a joint reflection paper entitled “Family Associations: The Missing Ingredient in Rural  Revitalisation”. During the presentation of the document,

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, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.