Proceedings of the 2015 Seminar on Evangelium Vitae
Evangelium Vitae: The Encyclical Twenty Years
a collection of the Proceedings of the October 2015 Seminar held by the
Pontifical Academy for Life to reflect on this very important papal document
twenty years after its promulgation by St. John Paul II.
attempts to provide a framework for understanding the origin and importance of
the Encyclical, identify unresolved moral challenges; examining the
relationship between moral law and secular law and between democracy and the
common good, and for identifying the common thread that ties together Evangelium Vitaeand Laudato sì.
includes the papers of Archbishop Ignacio Carrasco de Paula “(Evangelium Vitae: Origin and Meaning of
the Encyclical”); Rev. Prof. Maurizio Faggioni (“Unresolved Challenges to a
Morality of Life Twenty Years After Evangelium
Vitae”); Rev. Prof. Angel Rodríguez Luño (“The Relationship between Moral
Law and Secular Law”); Prof. Francesco d’Agostino (“Democracy and the Common
Good”); Prof. Teodora Rossi (“Evangelium
Vitaeand Laudato sì: Research Perspectives”).
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