Pontifical Academy for Life

Who we are

ACADEMY MEMBERS

There are Ordinary Members appointed by the Pope for life and Corresponding Members chosen by the Governing council for five years. When Ordinary Members turn 80, they become Honorary Members. All of the members have expertise in different fields of biomedical sciences and related disciplines.

Members: 5     Go to:  

 
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H.E. Card.

Caffarra

Carlo

Emeritus Archbishop of Bologna

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

 
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H.E. Msgr.

Carrasco de Paula

Ignacio

Titular Bishop of Thapsus;
President Emeritus of the Academy

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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Lejeune

Birthe

Vice-President of the “Jérôme Lejeune” Foundation, Paris

Nationality: French

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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H.E. Card.

Sgreccia

Elio

President Emeritus, Pontifical Academy for Life;
President, International Federation of Centers and Institutes of Bioethics of the Personalist School;
President, "Ut Vitam Habeant" Foundation

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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Vial Correa

Juan de Dios

President Emeritus, Pontifical Academy for Life;
Rector Emeritus, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: May 16, 2017