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Professor Joachim von Braun was elected President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences by Pope Francis

Professor Joachim von Braun was elected President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences by Pope Francis

Pope appoints new president of Pontifical Academy of Sciences

22/06/2017 09:13

Professor Joachim von Braun, the new President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, told Vatican Radio his goal as head of the Academy will be to seek solutions for inequality and the destruction of the environment

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, to which Pope Francis appointed new members

Pope Francis names new members to Pontifical Academy for Life

13/06/2017 14:35

Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed 45 Ordinary Members to the Pontifical Academy for Life, as well as 5 Honorary Members

 

migrants waiting to be rescued from a sinking dinghy in the Mediterranean

migrants waiting to be rescued from a sinking dinghy in the Mediterranean

Pont. Academy Social Sciences calls for new roads to integration

02/05/2017 15:35

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences wrapped up its Plenary Assembly on Tuesday with a call for inclusion of the most marginalized in society.The five-day Plenary Session focused on the theme “Towards a Participatory Society: New Roads to Social and Cultural Integration”

Pope Francis meets an elderly resident of earthquake-hit Amatrice

Pope Francis meets an elderly resident of earthquake-hit Amatrice

Religions unite to care for elderly

29/03/2017 16:29

An inter-faith charter promoting palliative care for the elderly across the world has been launched at the Vatican.

Pope Francis spoke to participants in a Vatican conference on the human right to water, organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pope Francis spoke to participants in a Vatican conference on the human right to water, organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pope Francis addresses Vatican conference on human right to water

24/02/2017 16:30

Pope Francis met on Friday with participants at a two-day conference on the human right to water, organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

1 in 8 people across the globe does not have access to clean water

1 in 8 people across the globe does not have access to clean water

Card. Turkson on Vatican seminar on the human right to water

24/02/2017 13:05

Cardinal Peter Turkson talks about the importance of the 2-day seminar organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on the contribution of science, culture, politics and technology in improving water and sanitation management. 

Image from Thailand's worst drought in decades caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon

Image from Thailand's worst drought in decades caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon

Vatican seminar on water pushes for better public policies

23/02/2017 16:25

A 2-day seminar organized by the Vatican Pontifical Academy of Sciences is underway in the Vatican. It aims to propose much needed public policies for water and sanitation management.