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

Vatican: Pro-abortion member of Pontifical Academy for Life contributes to ‘dialogue’

Oct 19, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The Pontifical Academy for Life issued a statement Wednesday defending the recent appointment of an outspoken advocate for abortion rights. Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.

'Taken out of context': Pontifical Academy defends Archbishop Paglia's abortion law remarks

Aug 29, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The Pontifical Academy for Life on Monday clarified remarks of the Academy's president on Italian television that the law legalizing... Read more

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What is the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life?

Aug 10, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

A controversy over a book and statements made on Twitter has recently drawn increased attention to the Vatican's Pontifical Academy... Read more

Mónica López Barahona, member of the board of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Pontifical Academy for Life board member: Church teaching on contraception has not changed

Jul 21, 2022

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Dr. Mónica López Barahona, a member of the Board of Directors of the Pontifical Academy for Life and president of... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, in Philadelphia, March 9, 2015.

Archbishop Paglia pleads with Catholic critics of Covid vaccines

Jul 2, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

During a press conference on Friday, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, called Catholics who are... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia speaks at a press conference.

Archbishop Paglia says priests can be present at assisted suicide

Dec 11, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, said Tuesday that he would be willing to hold the... 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

Sep 4, 2019

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

Jul 26, 2019

By JD Flynn

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

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, now President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, speaks at the Holy See press office, Feb. 4, 2015.

Is there a pontifical commission to reinterpret Humanae vitae?

Jun 16, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

As rumors abound concerning a Vatican commission to reinterpret Humanae vitae in light of Amoris laetitia, the president of the... Read more