Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia

Vatican archbishop: I ‘don’t…need to defend’ Christian values, ‘they defend themselves’

By Pete Baklinski ROME, July 14, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- A high ranking Vatican archbishop who heads a pro-life Academy as well as a theological institute for marriage and family said that Christian values do not need to be defended because “they defend themselves.” Archbishop Vincenzo... read more

After the Academy for Life, a New Face for the Institute for the Family

By Sandro Magister After passing through the sieve one after the other, the new members of the Pontifical Academy for Life appointed on June 13 by Pope Francis have new surprises in store every day. But also at the contiguous Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and... read more

Two “Project on Death in America” Soros Scholars Named to the Pontifical Academy for Life

By Elizabeth D. Wickham, PhD, Executive Director, Life Tree Some of you may already know that the completely remade membership at the Pontifical Academy for Life has raised controversy because it includes Prof Nigel Biggar, but did you know that the new list of PAV members includes two... read more

Name By Name, the Metamorphosis of the Pontifical Academy For Life

By Sandro Magister Finally, after a long wait, on Tuesday March 13 the list was released naming the new members of the Pontifical Academy for Life, all of papal appointment. Still missing is the list of the executive board, also of papal appointment, as is that of the “corresponding”... read more

Philosopher who backs legal abortion appointed to Vatican pro-life academy

by Staff Reporter,  13 Jun 2017 Nigel Biggar has said: 'It’s not clear that a human foetus is the same kind of thing as an adult' Pope Francis has appointed 45 new ordinary members of the Pontifical Academy for Life, according to a statement on the Vatican website. They include Nigel... read more

Pope Francis to open academic year at John Paul II Institute in place of Cardinal Sarah

by Staff Reporter, 10 Oct 2016 Critics have suggested that the John Paul II Institute is being quietly changed under new leadership Pope Francis will open the academic year at the John Paul II Institute in Rome, in a schedule change that will see him replace Cardinal Sarah. The news of the... read more