Posts Tagged ‘Abortion in France’

Vatican on France’s abortion amendment: There cannot be a ‘right’ to take a human life

Thursday, March 7th, 2024

On Monday, France became the first country in the world to enshrine the right to abortion in its basic law, a move that has been staunchly opposed by the French bishops and by the Vatican. “The Pontifical Academy for Life reiterates that precisely in the era of universal human rights, there cannot be a ‘right’ Read more

Plans to enshrine abortion in French Constitution alarm bishops

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Archbishop Pierre d’Ornellas, head of the bioethics working group of the French Bishops’ Conference (CEF), has expressed “grave concern” over President Emmanual Macron’s recent announcement that abortion rights should be enshrined in France’s Constitution. “We are facing a real social question! It’s as if we didn’t know how to approach it, and so, in order Read more