The World Medical Association (WMA) holds its annual General Assembly from October 5-8. For that Occasion, the presidents of both the World- and the European Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC and FEAMC) have written a letter, expressing their concern on the right to Conscientious Objection without onward (or maybe a mandated) referral, for physicians.
Roman Catholic Church
In a statement released on Friday 8 July 2022, Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, General Secretary of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), regrets the adoption of a new resolution on abortion by the European Parliament. “We must work for more unity among Europeans, not to create higher ideological barriers and polarization”.