we congratulate and celebrate
a Christian Prince
standing firmly beneath the banner
of Christ the King:
His Serene Highness,
Hereditary Prince Aloïs Philipp Maria
who defended and maintains the
Kingship of Christ over his
Principality of Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstien refused the legalisation of abortion.
The Hereditary Prince,
HSH Prince Aloïs had announced that
whatever the result of the referendum
he would never give his royal assent to such a law
and would use his right of veto.
“Until now we have been proud to support
people with disabilities in our country.
The proposal would discriminate against such people
and allow them to be eliminated in the womb.”
even when the abortion is performed outside the country.
Furthermore, government departments and offices
are obliged to report any abortions
of which they have knowledge.
Only when the life of the mother is endangered
and no other option remains,
is a termination of a pregnancy allowed.
Abortion to protect the mother's life is wrong.
Thus the Liechtenstein law
does not reflect a perfect morality
but maintains an international standard
better by far than most,
if not all, the other countries of the world.
The prince inherited a state with its already codified laws.
His courage is shown in not permitting the laws of his state
to follow those of other countries.)
The vote was 52.3% against the proposed law
of allowing abortions within the first 12 weeks
and when any child had a disability such as Down Syndrome.
from the rest of Europe to allow abortions.
and has a population of 36,000.
A Christian Prince
receiving Holy Communion
The Hereditary Prince and Princess
They have four children:
Prince Joseph Wenzel Maximilian Maria,
born in London; (16 years)
Princess Marie-Caroline Elisabeth Immaculata; (15 years)
Prince Georg Antonius Constantin Maria (12 years)
and their youngest son,
Prince Nikolaus Sebastian Alexander Maria (11 years).
- Three Generations of Princes and Princesses -
Grandparents, Parents and two royal children together