Press conference Netherlands – Experiments embryo

March 22, 2013 was the launch of “One of Us” in Leiden, the Netherlands. www.demenselijkewaardigheid.nl OneOfUs.eu is one of the First “European Citizens Initiatives” – possible due to the EU Lisbon Treaty. After having drawn attention to the human dignity of the embryo – as they are “one of us” – a journalist asked for…

Pope surprises, delights 40,000 Italian pro-lifers, joins March for Life

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent, LifeSiteNews.com Pope Francis surprised about 40,000 Italian and international participants in today’s Marcia per la Vita (March for Life) Internazionale in Rome this morning, when he left the Apostolic Palace to greet them personally from his popemobile in the street where they were lined up. Monsignore Ignacio Barreiro, the head of…

Visit of Dutch delegation

On Tuesday, 23 April 2013, a delegation of the Dutch pro-life organisation Schreeuw om Leven visited the EU parliament in Bruxelles. Schreeuw om Leven widely promotes the One of us citizen’s initiative throughout the Netherlands. On the occasion Dutch television BRINKTV.com interviewed Ms. Ana María del Pino García Barrera, the executive coordinator of the One…

Plenary session in Strasbourg

Plenary session in Strasbourg Speech by the commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom After one year is too early to make definitive conclusions The European Citizens’ Initiative can become useful to the citizens themselves, who will, thus, be part of the functioning of the European institutions work It is up to us to provide the means for a…