Tag: Pontifical Academy for Life

Academy for Life encourages parents to vaccinate children

Academy for Life encourages parents to vaccinate children

| Cindy Wooden | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic parents should vaccinate their children for the good of their children and the community, and they can do so with a “clear conscience” that “the use of such vaccines does not signify some sort of cooperation in voluntary abortion,” said the Pontifical Academy for Life.

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Robotics needs ethical guidelines, speakers say at Vatican meeting

Robotics needs ethical guidelines, speakers say at Vatican meeting

| Liam McIntyre | March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

As robotics play an increasingly greater role in today’s world, their technological capabilities must not outpace ethical concerns, said a number of speakers at the Pontifical Academy for Life’s workshop on “Robo-ethics: Humans, Machines and Health.”

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Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2017 | 11 Comments

While societies must find a way to overcome the subjugation of women, pretending there are no differences between men and women or even using technology to change a person’s sex is not the answer, Pope Francis said.

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Life academy offers prayers to parents of terminally ill baby

Life academy offers prayers to parents of terminally ill baby

| Carol Glatz | June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Pontifical Academy for Life and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales extended prayers for terminally ill baby, Charlie Gard, the medical staff caring for him and the parents who have lost a legal battle to keep him on life-support and seek treatment in the United States.

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Academy for Life president defends nomination of Anglican theologian

Academy for Life president defends nomination of Anglican theologian

| June 21, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Pontifical Academy for Life is and always will be against abortion and is committed to involving increasing numbers of people in the defense of human life, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, academy president.

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