“Human dignity does not depend on social consensus, but is an intrinsic quality of every human being”, states the text signed by Catholics, evangelicals, Anglicans, Muslims and Orthodox.
The upper house rejects the text for a third time: "It will not strengthen the effectiveness of the right to abortion".
In 2 reports submitted to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Protestant Evangelical Committee for Human Dignity asks to abolish surrogacy and ban minors’ access to pornography.
“Abortion has become a dogma for the parliamentary majority”, laments Franck Meyer of the Protestant Committee for Human Dignity. The Senate could slow down the process that is “not allow any reasonable evaluation”.
“This battle is not over. It is just beginning”, pro-abortion parliamentarians say. Two new resolutions will be brought to vote in November.
The 4th Spanish Bioethics Conference will give a Christian perspective on creation care, life and death, and AI. “Bioethics is not primarily a theoretical issue to be considered at a university classroom, but a practical reality in everyday life”.
Two Protestant groups underline the need for more palliative care, but differ in their evaluation of a recent National Ethics Committe report. A new law could be approved in 2023.
ECPM now has four MEPs and brings together around 20 political parties. “We explicitly promote Christian values in politics”, says its President.
Evangelicals say the new contract “contains guarantees for freedom of religion” but also warn about its application, because “certain terms could be misinterpreted”.
The final text is passed after two years of debates. French evangelical bioethics experts warned against the “consumerist and individualist drift” of the law and the disregard for children.
Protesters denounce “the commodification of human beings which is looming with the bioethics law”. “The draft law that is neither organic nor ethical”, evangelicals say.
“Marchons Enfants!” called to stop a law that, they believe, threatens the dignity and rights of children.
There were 232,200 abortions in France in 2019. A draft law which proposes to extend the time limits for resorting to abortion to 14 weeks, will be debated soon.
“Surrogacy is a serious violation of the rights of the child”, the French Evangelical Committee for Human Dignity says to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Big companies are using the confinement to attract new consumers. The Protestant Evangelical Committee for Human Dignity and other six platforms call to protect children and fight human trafficking.
After two years of intense social debate, the draft law is ready to be passed by the Senate. Two evangelical organisations warn against the “temptation of creating and augmented humanity”.
Under the theme “Life empowers, pro-life is pro-woman”, tens of thousands marched for life in Washington D.C. Donald Trump was the first US President ever to attend the gathering.
If Tine Nys’s euthanasia was illegal, then the three doctors could face a sentence for murder. Belgium faces a deep debate about a law that allows euthanasia for mentally ill people – and children.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning “the practice of surrogacy, which undermines the human dignity of the woman since her body and its reproductive functions are used as a commodity”.
All the thinkers who laid the first foundations of human rights were not moralising in a vacuum.
A person has an inherited dignity, regardless of whether he/she is healthy, sick, disabled, or suffering
The World Evangelical Alliance supports the USA National Association of Evangelicals in condemning white supremacy. “Jesus Christ has the power to break down racial barriers.”
Indian author Vishal Mangalwadi explains how Europe developed technology after understanding “the very important difference that the Bible made between work and toil.”
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