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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.

Virtues in the Ethics of Life Workshop SIGNUP

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.

Responsible Stem Cell Research Congress

The Pontifical Academy for Life is proud to sponsor the 3rd International Congress on Responsible Stem Cell Research (RSCR) in Padua, on 16-18 ​​November 2016 on “From Cells to Cell Products. Development of New Therapeutic Tools”.

PAV Chancellor named "Chaplain of His Holiness"

On January 15, 2016, the Holy Father named the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for life, Msgr. Renzo Pegoraro, "Chaplain of His Holiness."

Prof. Bellieni National Vice President of Scienza e Vita

The Executive Council of the Association "Scienza e Vita" has appointed Prof. Carlo Bellieni, Corresponding Member of the PAV, as national Vice President of the Association.

Success of the Portugese Pro-life Federation

Using the instrument of Law Initiative of Citizens, the Portugese Pro-life Federation managed to achieve important changes in the abortion law of Portugal.

Pontifical Academy mourns the passing of Prof. Vieira

Ordinary Member, Professor Humberto Leal Vieira passed away on the 22nd of September 2015.

20th Anniversary Evangelium Vitae Seminar

The Pontifical Academy for Life thanks the Speakers and Participants of the Study Seminar celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Encyclical Evangelium Vitae.

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”.

Recent Members' Books and Publications

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