martedì 4 maggio 2021

Pope Francis leads drive to confront low birthrate

(Christopher Lamb, The Tablet)
Pope Francis will open a conference later this month looking at how to reverse Italy’s low birthrate. Francis, who the Vatican said is to take part in the Rome event in person, has lamented the “Italian demographic winter” and warned that “the future is in danger”. The online event on 14 May is being organised by the Stati Generali della Natalità (the General States of Birth), which was established by the Forum of Family Associations, and is set to publish new data on Italy’s projected birth rate. The initiative is seeking the help of businesses, (...)