Pontifical Academy for Life

Who we are

ACADEMY MEMBERS

There are Ordinary Members appointed by the Pope, and Corresponding Members chosen by the Governing council for five years. Furthermore, there are Honorary Members, appointed by the Holy Father, and Young Researcher Members, not older than thirty-five, chosen and appointed by the Governing Council. All of the members have expertise in different fields of biomedical sciences and related disciplines.

Members: 6     Go to:   

 
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Akiba

Etsuko

Professor of Criminal Law, University of Toyama

Nationality: Japanese

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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H. E. Msgr.

Bochatey

Alberto Germán

O.S.A.

Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina) Headmaster, Institute for Marriage and Family, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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LÓPEZ BARAHONA

Mónica

Academic Director, Biosciences Study Centre, Madrid;
President of the Spanish Delegation of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation;
Director of the Foundation’s Jérôme Lejeune Chair of Bioethics, Madrid

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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PESSINA

Adriano

Full Professor of Moral Philosophy, Director of the Center for Bioethics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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Mons.

Sequeri

Pierangelo

Preside dell’Istituto “Giovanni Paolo II

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 16, 2017

 
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Mons.

Vázquez

Carlo Simón

Delegato per la Sezione Famiglia e Vita del Dicastero per i Laici, la Famiglia e la Vita

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 16, 2017