Posts Tagged ‘Emmanuel Macron’

French euthanasia bill faces strong Catholic opposition

Thursday, June 6th, 2024

French lawmakers are debating a new “end of life” bill which proposes extensive measures for euthanasia and medically assisted suicide, sparking strong opposition from Catholic leaders. The bill, introduced on 27 May, is set to be more permissive than existing laws in Canada and Belgium. A commission of 71 parliamentarians reviewed over 3,000 amendments in Read more

Macron slams the EU’s woke ‘nonsense’ after Eurocrats tried to ban the word ‘Christmas’

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

The French president has slammed ‘woke nonsense’ and said the European Commission needs to focus its efforts on ‘recovery, power and belonging’. Emmanuel Macron said he does not ‘totally adhere’ to Eurocrats explaining the words ‘people can and can’t use’ just a week after Brussels withdrew its controversial guidelines for inclusive communication. The document details Read more

France’s nuclear legacy in French Polynesia is on the table

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

France’s nuclear legacy in French Polynesia is the subject of high level discussions in Paris this week. The discussions aim to ‘turn the page’ on the aftermath of the weapons tests. Between 1966 to 1996, France carried out 193 tests in the South Pacific. French president Emmanuel Macron called the meeting after a new study Read more