FAFCE

Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe

"Good marriages, lasting families are not only the Church's treasures, but also the society's treasures."- Homily by Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki

FAFCE's spring Board Meeting took place in Warsaw, Poland on 16 and 17 April. During the second day FAFCE's Board met with the President of the Polish Bishops Conference, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki.

Actions in favour of marriage and family were presented and discussed during the meeting which was preceded by a mass celebrated by Mgr Gądecki. The homily addressed the importance of marriage and family for society and Archbishop Gądecki insisted on the importance of "Good marriages, lasting families"  which "are not only the Church's treasures, but also the society's treasures."

 

The homily can be read here in english and here in polish.

An article in polish about the meeting between Archbishop and FAFCE in polish is available here.

“An EU Roadmap against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity” – a European Parliament report likely to divide the EU

A couple of months ahead of the European Elections, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament prepares a report that is likely to meet very diverging opinions across the EU as it clearly oversteps the competencies of the EU and thereby tramples on the principle of subsidiarity.

Read more: “An EU Roadmap against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender...

"What would you wish for each child: a secure environment or a change of civilisation?" asks FAFCE President on BBC

On Sunday 10 February 2013 FAFCE's President Antoine Renard explained how and why marriage protects children's rights and why the issue of filiation is at the centre of the current debate on marriage for two people of the same sex in France.

His intervention can be heard here or read below. 

Read more: "What would you wish for each child: a secure environment or a change of civilisation?" asks...

Same-sex marriage and adoption law - A brief analysis of the situation in France

The French government wants to extend marriage, adoption and medically assisted procreation to same sex unions, what is at stake?

Read more: Same-sex marriage and adoption law - A brief analysis of the situation in France

Press release | Same-sex marriage and adoption in France - A profound change of the nature of Marriage, Adoption and Filiation and an injustice for each citizen, is this what the French President understands as justice for the youth?

Paris, 12 January 2013

Same-sex marriage and adoption in France: A profound change of the nature of Marriage, Adoption and Filiation and an injustice for each citizen, is this what the French President understands as justice for the youth? asks FAFCE's President Antoine Renard.

Read more: Press release | Same-sex marriage and adoption in France - A profound change of the nature of...

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