Pontifical Academy for Life


Prof. Adriano Bompiani passed away


Professor Adrian Bompiani, Emeritus Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, passed away on June 18th at the age of 90. One of the Original Members of the Academy for Life, Professor Bompiani was nominated on May 3rd, 1994.

He was the first ordinary professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the “Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore” in Rome and worked and studied tirelessly in research, not only in the area of human fertility, but also in Bioethics. He was the first President of the Italian “Comitato Nazionale di Bioethica”, and participated in significant political roles in Italy and in Europe.

The Academy has benefited greatly by his work, of renowned scientific value, as well as having enjoyed his spirit of collaboration and dedication, even up to recent times.

The President, Members and Central Office express their deepest condolences to his family and friends, with profound gratitude, we offer our prayers for his soul.