Pontifical John Paul II Institute

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

The term ‘life’ must be redefined,’ new head of Vatican Life Academy declares

LOS ANGELES, California, September 5, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life has declared that the academy must broaden its scope and welcome non-Christian “experts.” Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, 74, presented the speech at Loyola Marymount, a private... read more

BETRAYING THE LEGACY OF JOHN PAUL II

by Philip Lawler, 8 . 19 . 19 The most controversial document of this controversial pontificate, the apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, is again at the center of a heated controversy at the Vatican. The matter at hand—which keeps popping up in different forms—is whether Pope Francis can... read more

Founding prof laments ‘destruction’ of John Paul II Institute

[Editor’s note: The following is an English translation of the “Public Statement Concerning the Turmoil Surrounding the Pope John Paul II Institute for the Family in Rome,” released on August 28.] Addressed to: Archbishop Vincenco Paglia, Great Chancellor of the InstituteMsgr.... read more

International scholars express concerns about John Paul II Institute

Vatican City, Aug 15, 2019 / 04:17 pm (CNA).- 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. Contributors to the recently... read more