Last updated on May 15th, 2021 at 02:42 pm
- Ireland – The Senate resolved, though not without criticism, that the albeit limited official sessions will be held only on Mondays and Tuesdays instead of Mondays and Fridays as it has been since January. The official reason is to better respect the needs of two senator moms.
- Slovenia – The Constitutional Court has confirmed the ban on opening supermarkets and shopping centers on holidays and Sundays in the name of a “public interest” which is to allow for family rest.
- John A. Cuddeback, philosophy Professor at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, on the website of the Institute for Family Studies published a brilliant article in defense of the dignity and freedom of women who are wives and mothers who choose to take care of the family.
- United States of America – The weekly magazine Newsweek is against statism in the education sector and in favor of the freedom of education; through a system of “vouchers” that put the family’s ability to choose back at the center of the discussion.
- On the occasion of Mother’s Day last Sunday, the testimonies of several young mothers and the focus of their brilliance brought light and hope in a time marked by a global pandemic (however, the “powerful ones”, meeting in the G7, have once again pledged to promote abortion against the fundamental values of marriage and parenthood).
- May 13, the Institute for Family Studies held a seminar on the family as an antidote to loneliness in the pandemic era.
- The UN will celebrate the International Day of Families (May 15), in anticipation of which it will hold a webinar Friday, May 14 dedicated to the challenge which new technologies pose to the family.
- Also on May 14, the International Federation for Family Development will hold a seminar to discuss the possible reconciliation of parents’ work and caring for their families, i.e. the best way to juggle work and family.