The Pontifical Academy for Life dedicated the General Assembly of Members 2015 to bringing science and faith together in service to the elderly and to those in need of palliative care!
6 March 2015
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.
The 14th International Summer Course Update in Bioethics will be held from June 30 to July 10, 2015. The course is organized by the School of Bioethics of the Regina Apostolorum (APRA) and the Faculty of Bioethics of Universidad Anáhuac Norte, in collaboration with CESAB.
His Holiness Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the XXI General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
The Presidency of the Pontifical Academy for Life is happy to welcome the following New Members recently nominated. We offer them our most welcome!
The Pontifical Academy for Life dedicated the 2015 Workshop to the topic "Assisting the Elderly and Palliative Care".
On the occasion of it’s 21st General Assembly and Celebrating the 20th anniversari of the Encyclical Evangelium Vitae, the Pontifical Academy for Life organizes the Joy of Life concert - performed by The Quintet for Life.
New President of the Mexican National Academy of Bioethics
Prof. Martha Tarasco, Corresponding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has been nominated as the new President of the Mexican National Academy of Bioethics, which belongs to the Mexican Department of Health.
Fiorenzo Cardinal Angelini, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers and Cardinal-Priest of Santo Spirito in Sassia passed away.
Canadian Bishops approved Campaign for Palliative and Home Care, and against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide.
In 2014, the Pontifical Academy for Life has celebrated 20 years from its foundation by pope st. John Paul II. In this special occasion, a commemorative video was made in collaboration with the Catholic News Agency. You can watch it here.
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Anthony Colin Fisher, Ordinary Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, as Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Sydney (Australia).
Please read the following “Highlights of the Philippine Supreme Court Decision on the RH Law”.