Press releases

Three organizations have received the prizes  from the hands of the director of 100 Cities for Peace, Pablo Marcey

Madrid, 28 May 20112

[PR 28 May  Hazteoir.org...-pdf]

  • Austin Ruse: “There does exist a cultural war, and they have to know that we will never surrender”

The second day of the Sixth World Congress of Families began with a plenary session which analyzed “Threats to Life and the Family within International Law;” the main speaker was Austin Ruse, President of C-FAM (Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute), one of the founding organizations of this Congress.

Madrid, 27 May 20112

[PR 27  Austin Ruse...-pdf]

  • The Interest of the Child is being usurped by the doctrine of Gender in Adoptions

This Saturday, participants at the WCF were alerted by Professor Carmen Domínguez, of the Department of Civil Law at the Pontifical University of Chile, during the session entitled ‘Attacks against the Family,’ within the framework of the Sixth World Congress of Families, taking place this weekend until Sunday in Madrid’s Palacio de Congresos.

Distorting the sense of the meaning of words is one of the most common legal control mechanisms used by the proponents of Gender Ideology, according to all three members of the panel: Benjamin Bull, vice-president of the Alliance Defense Fund, who chaired the meeting; Alan Sears, president of that institution, who was unable to attend because of a long delay in his flight from New York, but who delegated the reading of the speech; and Richard Cohen, writer and author of the controversial book, “Coming Out Straight: Understanding and Healing Homosexuality.”

Madrid, 26 May 20112

[PR 26  May The interest of the Child...-pdf]

  • Hundreds of Young Persons will Travel Throughout Spain on Foot in Defense of Life

Provida Crossroad is coming to Spain in 2012.    Diego von Stauffenberg, the President and co-founder of the Pro-Life organization Provida Crossroads, made this announcement in the seminar on “Successful Cases in Leadership Training with Young People,” which took place within the framework of the World Congress of Families, presently taking place in Madrid.

Crossroads is an American initiative which was founded 17 years ago in San Francisco. Eleven university students who were inspired by the call of Pope John Paul II: “I ask all Young people not to be afraid; go out into the streets and proclaim the  Gospel of Life.”

Madrid, 25 May 20112

[PR 25  May Hundreds of Young....-pdf]

  • Arsuaga: “The only institution which can reawaken our society is the family, the union between a man and a woman”

Ignacio Arsuaga criticized the situation facing the family institution in Europe, and in particular here in Spain, at the opening ceremonies of the Sixth World Congress of Families, taking place on Friday in Madrid’s Palacio de Congresos.

Arsuaga explained that “The only institution which can reawaken our society is the family, the union between a man and a woman.”

Madrid, 25 May 20112

[PR 25  May Arsuaga....-pdf]

  • The Sixth World Congress of Families has requested the Government to provide protection after receiving serious threats

This important international Encounter is being targeted in some quarters as “a place where extremists and neo-Nazis can take    their vacations together under the Spanish sun…” and this is but one of the  charming  declarations  to emerge from these   subterranean sources.

The Congress Organizers have requested help from Government representatives in order to protect the more than 2000              participants in the Congress, as well as important officials, members of the press and of NGOs, and a considerable number of   children.

Madrid, 22 May 20112

[PR 22 May The Sixth World....-pdf]

  • World Congress of Families VI opens friday on a continent plauged by low fertility and population decline

World Congress of Families (May 25-27), which opens in Madrid on Friday, will take place against the backdrop of Europe’s perilously low fertility and population decline which contributes to the continent’s intractable economic crisis.

Madrid, 21 May 2012
[PR 21 May World congress....-pdf]

  • While Obama pushes same-sex marriage, the international pro-family movement will meet in Madrid to educate and affirm the natural family as the future of society

In less than a week, World Congress of Families VI will open in Madrid’s Palacio de Congresos to affirm the natural family as the fundamental unit of society while President Barack Obama so-called same-sex marriage, including the endorsement by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Madrid, 21 May 2012
[PR 21 May while Obama....-pdf]

  • The World Congress of Families WCF Madrid 2012 will be presenting an exclusive preview of Cristiada, a film which is a Hymn to Freedom

The Sixth World Congress of Families presents a film which evokes the rising of the Mexican families against the arbitrary misuse of power and the attacks on liberty carried out by the régime of President Calles.

Madrid, 13 May 2012
[PR 13 May The World Congress....-pdf]

  • Law Society bans “Marriage” conference on premises as it contradicts its “diversity” policy!
The Law Society has banned a Christian organisation (which forms part of a Family Values Coalition, World Congress of Families) from hosting a colloquium at its headquarters on the issue of Marriage entitled ‘One man. One woman. Making the case for marriage for the good of society’. In an email to Christian Concern the Law Society stated that the event “does not fit within the company’s diversity policy’

Madrid, 13 May 2012
[PR 13 May Law Society bans ....-pdf]

  • Ten reasons why you should attend the VI World Congress of Families

This important Encounter will be held from May the 25th to the 27th in the Palacio de Congresos of Madrid, Capitol of Spain.

Ignacio Arsuaga, the President of HazteOir.org, explains ten of the most important reasons why you should plan to attend the 6th World Congress of Families, to take place in Madrid’s Convention Centre, the Palacio de Congresos, on May 25, 26 and 27.

Madrid, 10 May 2012
[PR 10 May Ten reasons why ....-pdf]

  • From Madrid to Milan: The WCF-Madrid-2012, will bring pilgrims to the Meeting of the Families with the Pope.
    The Sixth World Congress of Families (WCF-Madrid-2012), and the World Encounter of Families with Pope Benedict XVII, in Milan, represent a very busy week of science, culture and spiritual celebration of the Universality of the Family..
    Madrid, 12 april 2012
    [PR 12 april From Madrid to Milan ....-pdf]
  • There are forces which are trying to lower the defenses of our families. to try to convince them that children belong to the State and not to the parents.
    Dr. William Jeynes, one of the leading experts in studies of the natural family and its social benefits, will be participating in the Seminar on the struggle of parents for educational freedom, to be held in Madrid, in the framework of the World Congress of Families, from May the 25th to May the 27th.
    Madrid, 12 april 2012
    [PR 12 april There are forces which are ....-pdf]
  • Life, family, educacion, liberty and rights, are the subjects of the World congress of Families
    The World Congress of Families, to be held in Madrid on May the 25th, 26th and 27th, represents an extraordinary opportunity to share information regarding the subjects which will be dealt with in the event: Family, family policies, demographical problems, women, gender ideology, the culture of life and the culture of death, freedom of religion and of belief, love and sexuality.
    Madrid, 3 april 2012
    [PR 3 april Life,famili, education....-pdf]
  • Broad religious representation at Worl Congress of Families VI in Madrid, May 25-27
    World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs noted: “Many faith communities will be represented at World Congress of Families VI in Madrid, May 25-27, 2012. We are greatly encouraged by the number of prominent religious leaders who will be coming together in Spain to support the natural family.”
    Madrid, 2 april 2012
    [PR 2 april Broad religious representations....-pdf]

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