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Pontifical John Paul II Institute - Latest News
Oct 30, 2019 - 11:25 am .- The theologian who chaired a 2017 Vatican study group on Humanae vitae has been appointed the vice president of Rome’s Pontifical John Paul II Institute.
Sep 25, 2019 - 08:55 pm .- Leading American Catholic philosophers have written to the leadership of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome to express their concern that recent changes at the university have not properly respected the academic integrity of the institution.
Sep 4, 2019 - 06:00 pm .- Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, grand chancellor of Rome’s Pontifical Institute John Paul II, has responded to controversy over a plan to restructure the school’s faculty and curriculum.
Sep 3, 2019 - 11:10 am .- The vice-president of the Pontifical Institute John Paul II in Rome has proposed a compromise between the university administrators implementing a restructuring plan at the school, and the faculty members who have opposed certain aspects of that plan.
Aug 15, 2019 - 04:17 pm .- A group of 49 academics from universities around the world has asked the administrators of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome to reinstate several faculty members recently dismissed from the institute.
Aug 5, 2019 - 01:08 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI met last week with a recently dismissed professor of moral theology at Rome’s Pontifical John Paul II Institute, amid ongoing controversy regarding recent changes to the Institute.
Jul 31, 2019 - 09:25 pm .- The vice-president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome said that changes to the school’s governing structure and academic program are a serious threat to its identity, and to the important pastoral ministry it supports.
Jul 30, 2019 - 01:37 pm .- The president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute said Tuesday that despite recently published objections from students and alumni, he believes changes at the school are a move in the right direction.
Jul 29, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Pontifical John Paul II Institute issued a statement Monday, defending recent changes at the school. But some students and faculty members say the explanations do not represent the full picture of issues at the theological institute.
Jul 26, 2019 - 11:45 am .- More than 150 students at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome have signed a letter saying that newly approved statutes will undermine the institute’s mission and identity.
Oct 2, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- The September 19 re-establishment of the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Science on the Family and Marriage is a good object lesson in the modus operandi of Pope Francis. It offers observers some helpful lessons about the Roman Pontiff’s leadership style.
Sep 21, 2017 - 04:27 pm .- Alumni of the early years of the Washington, D.C. “session” of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family say it gave them a strong formation for the New Evangelization.
Sep 19, 2017 - 07:32 am .- 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.
Oct 27, 2016 - 04:51 pm .- Doctrine and theological reflection are to be formed by its evangelizing purpose and by pastoral concerns, Pope Francis told the faculty and students of the John Paul II Institute on Thursday.
Nov 9, 2014 - 04:37 pm .- Cardinal Angelo Scola holds that pontifical universities are the ideal place where issues at stake in the Synod of Bishops – which will discuss families next autumn – can be more deeply understood and developed.