Paglia says beyond apologies for past, Church must build new future

| 8 novembre 2018

ROME – In the wake of revelations surrounding scandals involving ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and accusations by a former Vatican ambassador that Pope Francis and other curial officials knew and said nothing, a leading Italian prelate has said it’s important to build a new future rather than getting stuck in the past. “Certainly it’s a difficult […]

From ‘nones’ to gangs, synod ponders the vicissitudes of youth

| 17 ottobre 2018

ROME – In their second round of small group reports released Tuesday, participants in the Vatican’s month-long youth summit offered a clearer picture of their emerging priorities – which range from youth in gangs to the pastoral situations of same-sex couples, as well as relations between elderly and the young, outreach to the “nones,” and […]

Experts promote palliative care with spirituality as a boost to clinical medicine

| 19 settembre 2018

Inquiring minds focused on the intersection of palliative care and spirituality during a conference this week in the Texas Medical Center. Houston Methodist Research Institute hosted the Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) Conference in collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine. On Monday, Sept. […]

 Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life

| 17 settembre 2018

The Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) conference is a joint project of the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican), The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Research Institute. These groups are united in their passion for promoting palliative care that is just, compassionate, and accessible throughout the world. […]

This fall, the Holy See and The United Methodist Church will unite in a conference to defend patients’ quality of life

| 20 agosto 2018

The Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) conference is a joint project of the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican), The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Research Institute. These groups are united in their passion for promoting palliative care that is just, compassionate, and accessible throughout the world. […]

Pope Francis: ‘Respect for the world begins with respect for the human body’

| 27 giugno 2018

Sr. Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp The Pontifical Academy of Life is holding a two-day workshop 25-26 June. Pope Francis met with the participants on Monday and shared his thoughts with them regarding the theme: Equal Beginnings. But then? A global responsibility”. Science at the service of life Pope Francis began saying that “human ecology” needs to be encouraged […]