Theological Ethics of Life. Scripture, tradition, practical challenges

| 30 Giugno 2022

The Vatican Publishing House published a text entitled Theological Ethics of Life. Scripture, tradition, practical challenges. The volume collects the Proceedings of an interdisciplinary study seminar promoted by the Pontifical Academy for Life. We discuss it with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and editor of the book. Archbishop Paglia, the […]

Regarding the United States Supreme Court decision

| 25 Giugno 2022

Regarding the United States Supreme Court decision that modified the 1973 legal position Roe v. Wade on the issue of abortion, the Pontifical Academy for Life presents the following statement. The Pontifical Academy for Life joins U.S. Bishops’ statement on the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States. As Archbishop H. Gomez and […]

Mutual respect between Serbia, Holy See

| 14 Dicembre 2021

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said today during the talks with the President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and Grand Chancellor of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences, Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia, that the relations between Serbia and the Holy See are without open issues, stable and characterised by mutual […]

Cries of Haitian people ‘cannot go unheeded,’ Vatican official says

| 20 Ottobre 2021

VATICAN CITY — The world can no longer ignore the suffering of the people of Haiti, an island that has been exploited and pillaged by wealthier nations for centuries, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life. In an op-ed written following his Oct. 17-19 visit to the Caribbean nation, Paglia hoped that […]

Messa nel santuario di Altagarcia per l’apertura del convegno Somos

| 19 Ottobre 2021

Mark (1:29-39) I chose to preach about this Gospel passage because it provides a model for what we are doing together during this Somos Healthcare Providers Conference.  It is no coincidence that you have chosen to begin the Conference with the celebration of a Mass at the National Shrine of Santo Domingo.  In this passage, […]

The Challenges of Healthcare in Today’s World

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We are living through the change of an era, as Pope Francis has said.  The globality of every human experience, the hard-to-fathom, irresistible and invasive development of innovative technologies, with their harmful ecological consequences, are radically and rapidly changing the human condition, with outcomes that are, at the same time, both encouraging and troublesome.  Today, […]