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Twenty years after Evangelium Vitae

On the occasion of the recent 20th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II's Encyclical Evangelium Vitae, the Pontifical Academy for Life is organizing a day of study entitled: "Twenty years after Evangelium Vitae"

29. October 2015

Virtues in the Ethics of Life Workshop

For Friday, March 4th 2016, the Pontifical Academy of Life is preparing a new workshop "Virtues in the Ethics of Life": as usual, it will take place in the Vatican.

Mons. Carrasco confirmed as President of the PAV

Pope Francis on June 30th confirmed Bishop Ignacio Carrasco de Paula as President of the Pontifical Academy for Life "until further provision is made" ("donec aliter provideatur").

Lancet Commission Report

On April 27th and 28th at the London headquarters of the Royal Society of Medicine, the first official report of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery was presented.

E-Hospice on PAV workshop

e-hospice offers an article on the Holy Father's words relating to the 2015 PAV workshop on Ageing and Palliative Care.
 

Twenty years after Evangelium Vitae

On the occasion of the recent 20th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II's Encyclical Evangelium Vitae, the Pontifical Academy for Life is organizing a day of study entitled: “Twenty years after Evangelium Vitae”

Commentary on Ageing and Disability Publication

The “Observatorio de Bioética” from the Universidad Catolica de Valencia has published a great article in Spanish on our latest publication on “Ageing and Disability”.

2014 General Assembly Acts

The Pontifical Academy for Life is proud to present the Acts of the 20th General Assembly of Members. Now available.

Gian Luigi Gigli new President of "Movimento per la Vita"

Our esteemed Member, Prof. Gian Luigi Gigli, has been elected as the new President of “Movimento per la vita”, a pro-life movement in Italy.

Audience with the Holy Father

His Holiness Pope Francis received in audience the Members participating in the General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

New Corresponding Members - 2015

The Pontifical Academy for Life is happy to welcome the following New Corrisponding Members recently nominated.

Workshop "Assisting the elderly and palliative care"

The Pontifical Academy for Life dedicated the 2015 Workshop to the topic "Assisting the Elderly and Palliative Care".

Joy of Life Concert

On the occasion of it’s 21st General Assembly and Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Encyclical Evangelium Vitae, the Pontifical Academy for Life organized the Joy of Life concert - performed by The Quintet for Life.

Recent Members' Books and Publications

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