Marek Jurek was speaker of the Sejm for PiS in the years 2005-2007, and PiS co-chair in 2002–2007 before leaving the Kaczyński brothers’ party over their refusal to stage a parliamentary vote on amending the Polish constitution to better protect every person’s right to life from conception to natural death. He was leader of the […]
Dominik Duka, the Archbishop of Prague and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, criticized the professor and priest Tomáš Halík. The primary cause is differing views of the Istanbul Convention and the concept of gender.
At the end of October, Catholic priest Petr Piťha´s sermon, in which he criticized the Istanbul Convention, attracted the attention of the Church and the public. For the first time since then, Piťha has published a commentary, in which he specified his reasoning of the major points of critique.
All the criticism of the Istanbul Convention in the Czech Republic could be summarized in a simple statement – it does not improve anything. Our legal system is advanced enough in the matter of preventing domestic violence but the problem is, how history has taught us many times, every pointless regulation is dangerous as it could be easily misused.
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