Pontifical Academy for Life speaks up in polarizing euthanasia debate

| 4 maggio 2017

ROME – Euthanasia took center stage this month in Italian politics after a polarizing case of a blind and quadriplegic man who fled to neighboring Switzerland in order to receive assisted suicide, which is illegal in Italy. “Ending a life is always a defeat,” said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for life. […]

Opposition to Óscar Romero’s canonization was ‘political’

| 30 marzo 2017

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life and the postulator for the cause of Blessed Óscar Romero, experienced firsthand pushback against the archbishop’s canonization. The delay was political and “like a dagger in my heart,” he told James Martin, S.J., in a video interview with America. “His beatification was the result of […]

Opposition to Óscar Romero’s canonization was ‘political’


Archbishop Paglia re-dedicates Cathedral in Arua Diocese

| 15 marzo 2017

Thousands of the faithful from across Uganda recently thronged the refurbished Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral, Ediofe, in Uganda’s Arua Diocese for its re-dedication. The ceremony commemorating the Cathedral’s re-opening, re-dedication and consecration was officiated by Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and President of the St. John Paul II Pontifical […]

Broad agreement on living will says

| 14 marzo 2017

(ANSA) – Rome, March 13 – The head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Msgr Vincenzo Paglia, said a living-will bill before parliament should stop “excessive” treatment for the terminally ill while “helping sick people to live”. The likely approval of a living-will law comes eight years after the issue hit headlines in 2009 when […]

Re-dedication of Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral-Ediofe, Arua – Uganda

| 3 marzo 2017

Today it is a great feast in Arua. The cathedral of the Sacred Heart is rededicated to God. We came in huge crowds. Many people are also following us through Radio Pacis. Best wishes and greetings to all of you. Pope Francis as well has sent us his message of blessings for the occasion. Cardinal […]