Dialogue is love, not compromise

| 26 luglio 2017

ROME – Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, appointed president of the Vatican’s Academy for Life (PAV) around this time last year, is a passionate man with a big mission and a sackful of energy and hope that easily spills out. Entrusted by Pope Francis with taking the Church’s pro-life witness out on the road, breaking it out of […]

A new strategy. An ambitious project

| 14 luglio 2017

“A new strategy. An ambitious project “. This is how Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia describes the mission of the Church in the defense of life and family in the time of Pope Francis.  There will be no giving up our historical struggles.  But neither will we have only permanent encampments on yesterdays’s battlefields.  In an interview […]

Respect for Charlie’s parents, Paglia

| 7 luglio 2017

(ANSA) – Vatican City, June 30 – Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, on Friday called for respect of the wishes of the parents of a terminally ill 11-month-old, Charlie Gard, who do not want their child to be taken off life support, as scheduled Friday. The parents, Chris Gard and […]

The Case of Charlie Gard

| 1 luglio 2017

The matter of the English baby Charlie Gard and his parents has meant both pain and hope for all of us. We feel close to him, to his mother, his father, and all those who have cared for him and struggled together with him until now. For them, and for those who are called to […]

“Our No to abortion is at all stages”

| 19 giugno 2017

ANDREA TORNIELLI VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has appointed 45 new ordinary members to the Pontifical Academy for Life. The replacement did not take place without controversy, due to inclusion among new members of an Anglican moralist theologian, Nigel Biggar, professor of moral and pastoral theology at Oxford. The day after the appointment, the Catholic Herald recalled […]

Archbishop Paglia Lays Out His Vision for the Pontifical Academy for Life

| 7 giugno 2017

by Edward Pentin Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, who has served as president of the Pontifical Academy for Life and of the John Paul II Institute since last August, isn’t reluctant to answer tough questions. Replying to email questions from Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin asking him to outline his vision for his new Vatican assignment and […]