Donald Tusk corrects Frans Timmermans: “Defining marriage and family is the competence of EU Member States”.

Following controversial statements by Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans indicating his determination to put pressure on EU Member States to give legal recognition to same-sex “marriages”, the President of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE), Antoine Renard, has written to Council President Donald Tusk, inviting him to clarify the Council’s stance on the matter. Tusk’s reply is clear and unequivocal, stating that “the definitions of marriage and family are matters of national competence for EU Member States”.

Read the full story on FAFCE’s website.