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Sep
20

Motu Proprio: Summa Familiae Cura

Inspired by his great care for the family, St. John Paul II, following up the Synod of Bishops of 1980 on the family and the post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris consortio, of 1981, with the Apostolic Constitution Magnum Matrimonii sacramentum, conferred stable legal form to the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, working at the Pontifical Lateran University.

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Sep
06

Cardinal Carlo Caffarra (1938-2017)

Archbishop emeritus of Bologna and founding president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra passed away on September 6, 2017.

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Feb
01

New Faculty Book: Torn Asunder

Margaret Harper McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Theological Anthropology has recently published a new edited collection: Torn Asunder: Children, the Myth of the Good Divorce, and the Recovery of Origins.

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Oct
27

Audience with Pope Francis

The faculty, staff and students of the Central Session of the John Paul II Institute, accompanied by administrators of the other sessions of the Institute around the world, were received by Pope Francis at a private audience on October 27.

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Jun
06

Humanum Book Honored

Mystery and Sacrament of Love: A Theology of Marriage and the Family for the New Evangelization, by Marc Cardinal Ouellet,

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Apr
11

Reflections on Amoris Laetitia

The Catholic News Agency's  interview with Fr. Antonio Lopez and Dr. Nicholas Healy about the newly released apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, appears on their site.

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Jan
22

New Faculty Book: A Robert Spaemann Reader

D.C. Schindler, Associate Professor of Metaphysics and Anthropology, and Jeanne Heffernan Schindler, Fellow of the Institute's Office for Cultural and Pastoral Outreach, have recently published a new edited collection

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