Pontifical Academy for Life


Aging and Disability


The Pontifical Academy for Life thanks all its Members who participated in a successful 20th Plenary Assembly of Members and Workshop on "Aging and Disability" (20-21 February 2014).

Coming of age brings new challenges in the area of physical and intellectual abilities. These disabilities often alter the lives and autonomy of the human person, increasing the challenges for the individual, their family, the Church and society.

The Pontifical Academy for Life dedicated the 20th General Assembly of Members 2014 to bringing science and faith together in service to those aging into disability (20-21 February 2014).

Press Release (February 12, 2014)

- Workshop "Aging and Disability" (brochure in English)

- Workshop "Invecchiamento e disabilità" (brochure in Italian)