The Vatican and Humanity 2.0

| 29 Aprile 2020

ANDREA MACDONALD Ira Pastor, ideaXme life sciences ambassador and founder of Bioquark, interviews Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and Grand Chancellor of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences. Ira Pastor Comments: Vatican City is an independent city-state, enclaved within Rome, Italy, established with the Lateran […]

Vatican bioethics official on rationing care during a pandemic


Colleen Dulle In recent weeks, the Vatican has made it clear that it sees the coronavirus pandemic as a pressing call for the transformation of society. This past week, Pope Francis put together a task force with specific mandates for coordinating humanitarian aid, international relations, and the protection of the environment, all at the service of a broader vision […]

The principles of a new ethic for today’s technology and for artificial intelligence.

| 15 Aprile 2020

In Rome, in February, an Ethical Code for Artificial Intelligence was signed (read here). The initiative, which involved the Italian government, the FAO, Microsoft, IBM, was promoted by the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose president is Vincenzo Paglia. The young Rossella Avella interviewed him for the UCSI website, preceding his words with a piece of […]

“We must fight against this epidemic of loneliness”

| 13 Aprile 2020

Family and Coronavirus – An interview with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia  by Arnaldo Casali  The great danger is that the Covid-19 virus will damage not only our lungs but also our hearts, that we will become infected with the idea that being alone is good for us, that the only way to stay healthy is to shut ourselves […]

“The great lesson from this pandemic is that there is a universal bond uniting us”

| 9 Aprile 2020

Il Vangelo della vita, argine della pandemia

| 25 Marzo 2020

by Francesco Ognibene Covid-19 can be defeated “by technical and clinical means” but only if combined with the effective anti-viral—“solidarity.”  Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, expresses his closeness to those who are suffering, and to those fear the future because of the pandemic we are experiencing.  He gives us a […]