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Pontifical John Paul II Institute - Latest articles

Pontifical Lateran University, at which the Pontifical John Paul II Institute is located.

Marengo, 'Humanae vitae' scholar, appointed JPII Institute VP

The theologian who chaired a 2017 Vatican study group on Humanae vitae has been appointed the vice president of Rome’s... Read more

Pope Francis greets officials of the John Paul II Institute at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 27, 2016.

Leading American Catholic philosophers say JPII Institute changes threaten credibility

Leading American Catholic philosophers have written to the leadership of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome to express... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, grand chancellor of the Pontifical Institute John Paul II, speaks at a press conference.

Paglia responds to controversy at JPII Institute

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, grand chancellor of Rome’s Pontifical Institute John Paul II, has responded to controversy over a plan to... Read more

Fr. Jose Granados, DCJM. Courtesy photo

JPII Institute VP suggests compromise on university restructuring

The vice-president of the Pontifical Institute John Paul II in Rome has proposed a compromise between the university administrators implementing... Read more

Pontifical Lateran University, at which the Pontifical John Paul II Institute is located.

International scholars express concerns about John Paul II Institute

A group of 49 academics from universities around the world has asked the administrators of the Pontifical John Paul II... Read more

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI met Aug 1 with Msgr Livio Melina of the JPII Institute.

Amid JPII Institute controversy, Benedict XVI meets with recently dismissed professor

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI met last week with a recently dismissed professor of moral theology at Rome’s Pontifical John Paul... Read more

Fr. Jose Granados, DCJM. Courtesy photo

JPII Institute VP says school's identity is 'seriously threatened'

The vice-president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome said that changes to the school’s governing structure and... Read more

Pope Francis greets officials of the John Paul II Institute at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 27, 2016.

After John Paul II Institute students publish letter, president defends changes

The president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute said Tuesday that despite recently published objections from students and alumni,... Read more

Pontifical Lateran University, at which the Pontifical John Paul II Institute is located.

John Paul II Institute responds to student and faculty criticisms

The Pontifical John Paul II Institute issued a statement Monday, defending recent changes at the school. But some students and... Read more

Pope Francis greets officials of the John Paul II Institute at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 27, 2016.

Students say changes at Rome's JPII Institute undermine its mission

More than 150 students at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome have signed a letter saying that newly... Read more

Jubilee audience in St. Peter's Square with Pope Francis on Nov. 12, 2016.

Pope Francis' retooling of the JPII Institute shows his modus operandi

The September 19 re-establishment of the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Science on the Family and Marriage is... Read more

How the JPII Institute helped alumni 'become more fully and radically human'

Alumni of the early years of the Washington, D.C. “session” of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his general audience Jan. 13, 2016.

Pope Francis retools John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family

On Tuesday Pope Francis issued a new motu proprio changing the legal status of the John Paul II Institute for... Read more

Pope Francis greets officials of the John Paul II Institute at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Oct. 27, 2016.

Theology and pastoral care 'go hand in hand', Pope tells JPII Institute

Doctrine and theological reflection are to be formed by its evangelizing purpose and by pastoral concerns, Pope Francis told the... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan speaks to CNA at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, Nov. 6, 2014.

Cardinal Scola: Universities can play crucial role in family synod

Cardinal Angelo Scola holds that pontifical universities are the ideal place where issues at stake in the Synod of Bishops... Read more