Position Papers

Position paper on the consultation document on the proposal for Legislation on Organ and Tissue Donation

  • Position Paper on the Government’s consultation document on the proposal for legislation on organ and tissue donation. CLICK HERE to download the full document. This Position Paper was drawn up by a group of experts from the following fields: clinical medicine, psychology, philosphy and theology. This ad hoc group was set-up by the Maltese Episcopal Conference, and it’s aim is for the Church to contribute to the public forum on the White Paper on Organ and Tissue Donation…
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Comments and concerns on the Bill on Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics

    1. Any legislation which intends to implement the values enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Constitution of Malta is to be welcomed. The values which inspire and shape Europe, such as respect for human dignity, freedom, tolerance and equality, proportionality, human rights and democracy, justice and solidarity, and the rule of law, are to be interpreted not as a catalogue of entitlements but as a necessary precondition of a ‘culture of dignity’ in which every citizen, irrespective of nationality, status, sexual orientation, gender, age or achievement, lives in an inclusive culture of recognition between human beings…
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Comments and concerns on the Bill on Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics

    1. Any legislation which intends to implement the values enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Constitution of Malta is to be welcomed. The values which inspire and shape Europe, such as respect for human dignity, freedom, tolerance and equality, proportionality, human rights and democracy, justice and solidarity, and the rule of law, are to be interpreted not as a catalogue of entitlements but as a necessary precondition of a ‘culture of dignity’ in which every citizen, irrespective of nationality, status, sexual orientation, gender, age or achievement, lives in an inclusive culture of recognition between human beings…
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