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Chilean president signs gender identity law

Santiago, Chile, Nov 29, 2018 / 12:48 pm (ACI Prensa).- Chilean president Sebastián Piñera signed into law Wednesday a bill permitting people aged 14 or older to change their name and gender in the civil registry. The law signed Nov. 28 defines gender identity as “the personal or internal conviction ...

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Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

Taipei, Taiwan, Nov 27, 2018 / 05:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The people of Taiwan voted against the recognition of same-sex marriage in a series of referendums last weekend, reinforcing the definition of marriage as between one man and one woman. The advisory vote was held on November 24. Three referendum ...

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Holy See renews appeal to ban killer robots

Geneva, Switzerland, Nov 28, 2018 / 12:18 pm (CNA).- A Vatican representative to the United Nations called on the international community to ban killer robots – known as Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – in a speech in Geneva last week. “In order to prevent an arms race and the ...

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Analysis: What is next for Curial reform?

Vatican City, Nov 28, 2018 / 08:00 pm (CNA).- The next gathering of the Council of Cardinals, also known as the C9, will take place Dec. 10-12. It will likely be the last meeting of the council as it is presently constituted. Pope Francis is expected to reshape the Council ...

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