Pontifical Academy for Life

  • Humanae Vitae

HLI Congress Held as Humanae Vitae Nears Half Century

Humanae Vitae Turns 50 in 2018 “The unchangeable teaching of the Church is under unprecedented attack today.” – John Smeaton (SPUC) Starting with the entire assembly singing Veni Creator Spiritus, the “Voice of the Family” (VOF) coalition opened its October 28th symposium at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas, the Angelicum, [...]

By |2019-04-29T20:48:26-04:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |
  • PAV

HLI Meets with Pontifical Academy for Life

PAV "Second to None" Defending Life On Thursday, October 26th, Human Life International (HLI) President, Father Shenan J. Boquet, met with His Excellency, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President for the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV).  Also present at the meeting from HLI were Father Francesco Giordano, Director of HLI's Rome office, [...]

By |2019-04-29T20:39:26-04:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |

How the Church Must Respond to the Overpopulation Myth

“The human person is man’s greatest resource.” There are two very important up-coming Vatican meetings we should pay close attention to: the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV), October 5-7, and the Pontifical Academy of Science (PAS), November 2-4. This will be the first time the PAV meets since Pope Francis [...]

Cardinal Caffarra’s Final Message: “Faith, Hope, Fortitude”

It sorrows me to report that last week the Catholic Church lost a valiant defender of Life and Family, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra. A renowned moral theologian, His Eminence was personally tasked by Saint Pope John Paul II with founding the John Paul II Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and [...]

Why the Pontifical Academy for Life Must Be Unapologetically Pro-Life

An Anglican ethicist who believes abortion should be legal up to 18 weeks of pregnancy has been appointed to the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV) by Pope Francis. Many pro-life activists are very unhappy with the appointment. Austen Ivereigh has argued that such concerns are fundamentally ideological, rather than moral. [...]

By |2019-06-21T20:31:38-04:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , |

Stand in Solidarity With the Elderly

Pontifical Academy calls us to stand in solidarity with the elderly and provide a Culture of Compassion. (Zenit.org) — The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal [...]

By |2019-06-21T18:02:52-04:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |