FAFCE

Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe

Press Release | Ireland: culture of life in danger after Oireachtas Committee vote

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Brussels, 18 December 2017

 

The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) and its member in Ireland, Family Solidarity, express their deep concern at the recommendation of the Oireachtas (Irish National Parliament) Special Committee calling for the repeal of the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution which recognises “the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother”.

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Press Release | Full support to the Polish citizens initiative #StopAbortion

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Brussels, 13 December 2017

 

 

The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) expresses its full support to the Polish citizens initiative #StopAbortion, which consists in a legislative proposal aimed to ban eugenic abortion. 

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Press Release | Let's set the facts straight: what the "Mexico City Policy" really is about  

ErasedBrussels, 15 March 2017

On Tuesday 14 March several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) took the floor during a debate dedicated to the decision made by the US Administration to reintroduce the "Mexico City Policy" which cuts funding to NGOs that provide abortion services. The MEPs who expressed their regret about the american decision - which falls entirely outside the boundaries of EU competence - were speaking as if there was a right for NGOs to receive public funds... There is no right for NGOs to receive public funding. Their statements were rather based on ideological grounds than facts.

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Press Release | Protect the dignity of women, prevent pornographic addiction!

Brussels, 8 March 2017

2017 03 08 SepphorisAs the International Day of Women is observed in political institutions across the world today, the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations (FAFCE) wishes to draw attention to the dignity of women and the attacks against it through pornography where the woman is reduced to an object. In 2015, NBC News reported that the pornographic industry is worth an estimated $97 billion globally. There is a vicious circle between pornography, sexual exploitation and abuse, and human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the main reason for trafficking in Western and Central Europe. According to a study by the European Parliament on Sexual exploitation and prostitution from 2014 human trafficking for sexual exploitation is considered one of the most lucrative illicit businesses in Europe, with criminal groups making about $3 billion from it per year.

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Press release | African & European voices united: Yes to safe deliveries, No to abortion!

African demonstrationBrussels, 28 February 2017

Following the reinstatement of the so called Mexico City Policy by the United States, the funding of organisations providing abortion services abroad, such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will be severly decreased. As a response four European Governments (Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden) host a conference in Brussels to raise money for abortions in developing countries on Thursday 2 March - the EU will be represented at the conference despite the fact that there is no EU competence on this matter. 

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