Promote technology that serves human life

| 6 ottobre 2017

by Preetu Nair Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president, Pontifical Academy for Life, Vatican, who was recently in Kochi to attend the Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) national health convention talks about palliative care provided by Catholic hospitals in India that the world needs to imitate, Pontifical Academy for Life’s long-term vision and why they are against IVF. What is the […]

The Gospel Foundation of the Culture of Life

| 4 ottobre 2017

On September 23 and 24, a delegation from the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life participated in the 74th General Assembly of the Catholic Health Association of India in Kochi, Kerala. The Academy’s President, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, opened the Assembly, which was attended by more than 800 delegates from Catholic healthcare facilities throughout India.  The subject […]

Paglia: Pope not backing down on pro-life cause, he’s doubling down

| 24 settembre 2017

John L. Allen Jr. September 23, 2017 ROME – All leaders naturally run into certain constituencies that can’t help but view them with a degree of skepticism sometimes. From the beginning, one such group in the Church Francis has struggled to bring around has been the most outspoken, and most deeply committed, pro-life thinkers and […]

Pope Changes Status of John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family

| 21 settembre 2017

Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News VATICAN CITY — On Tuesday, Pope Francis issued a new motu proprio changing the legal status of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, making it a theological institute charged with studying marriage and the family from a scientific perspective. The motu proprio, titled Summa Familiae Cura, meaning “Highest Care of Families,” was published […]

Pope sets up new Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences


(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has set up a new Pontifical institute for the study of marriage and the family, replacing the organisation set up by his predecessor in 1981. In a Motu Proprio, published on Tuesday, the Vatican announced that the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences is being established […]

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia discusses the canonization of Blessed Óscar Romero and Amoris Laetitia

| 28 agosto 2017