Vatican City State (Holy See)

Pope Benedict XVI has condemned British equality legislation for running contrary to "natural law" as he confirmed his first visit to the UK later this year.

The Vatican has denounced feminism for trying to blur differences between men and women and threatening the institution of families based on a mother and a father.
Critics have said the decision suggests the Church values the life of an unborn child above the well-being and safety of a woman.
EU constitution, health policies and funding are all targets for Vatican lobby.
An Interview with Serra Sippel, Director of the See Change Campaign at Catholics for Free Choice, by Renu Mandhane.
As U. S. Catholic priests returned from the Vatican in Rome this week to discuss the problem of sexual abuse of children by priests, little attention is being paid to reports of sexual exploitation of nuns in Africa by the church's clergy.
The Vatican launched a semi-official campaign against Israel terming its re-occupation of Palestinian territories as genocide against the Palestinian people.
The Call to Accountability Campaign is an international campaign supported by over 300 international religious, women's rights and human rights groups whose goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence against women in the Catholic church and hold accountable the individual and institutional leadership involved or complicit in this problem.
Demandez au Vatican de se lever en défense des femmes.