Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia

Archbishop Paglia buries the abortion issue…again

By Dr. Jeff Mirus | Aug 28, 2020 Since Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia was named President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, it seems to have become impossible for the Academy to shed light on any particular threat to life in our world. One need look no further to establish the Academy’s vacuity... read more

Vatican Archbishop: those who say Judas is in hell are ‘heretics’ and priests may ‘accompany’ assisted suicides

By Diane Montagna ROME, December 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — In a statement difficult to reconcile with Scripture and Tradition, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has claimed on behalf of the Catholic Church that anyone who says Judas Iscariot is in hell... read more

New JPII Institute Professors Question Church Orthodoxy on Homosexuality, Contraception

Father Maurizio Chiodi and Father Pier Davide Guenzi currently teach moral theology at the University of Northern Italy in Milan, and both are well known for their questioning of moral absolutes. Edward Pentin Blog, September 13, 2019 VATICAN CITY — The latest development in what is... read more

Pope Francis retools John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family

by Elise Harris Vatican City, 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... read more

Social “Science” at the JPII Institute

By Robert Royal, August 6, 2019 The Catholic world was surprised – though not entirely so – last week when the previously announced “refounding” of the John Paul II Institute on Marriage and the Family resulted in the firing of two prominent longtime professors and the “suspension”... read more

The Vandals sack Rome….again

Is there a red hat in Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia’s future? If so, it will be as a reward for knee-capping scholars of impeccable scholarly credentials and personal probity, deeply beloved by their students. By George Weigel Analysis, July 29, 2019 An exercise in raw intellectual vandalism... read more

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

by JD Flynn Vatican City, Jul 26, 2019 / 11:45 am (CNA).- 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. “We want to express our greatest concern: the... read more

All profs suspended, president dismissed as part of ‘destruction’ of John Paul II Institute

By Diane Montagna ROME, July 24, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – In what critics see as an attack on the Catholic Church’s moral teaching, the successor of Cardinal Carlo Caffarra at the Institute on marriage and family founded by John Paul II has been dismissed and the institute's courses  on... read more

Pope Francis’s Socialist Agenda

By William Kilpatrick, March 11, 2019 Watching Bernie Sanders’s speech announcing his candidacy for president, it struck me that—except for the part about a woman’s right to choose—Pope Francis would have found himself in agreement with just about every item on the aging socialist... read more

Lay Catholics should lead, not leave, their church

by Jennifer Roback Morse, November 15, 2018 This article was first posted October 11, 2018, at Washington Examiner. The “summer from hell” for the Catholic Church has prompted many people to ask Catholics, “Why are you staying in that awful church?” Both the New York Times and the... read more

Cardinal McCarrick and the gay mafia: corruption of clergy now rivals the age of the Borgias

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman August 1, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The scandal of Cardinal McCarrick’s record of sexual abuse of seminarians and of minor children is sending waves of horror through the Church, as Catholics increasingly meditate on its disturbing implications. It is now clear that... read more