Archbishop Paglia is new President of Academy of Life

(Vatican Radio) It was announced on Wednesday Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia as the new President of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Archbishop Paglia had previously served as the President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, which has been merged into the new Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life.

At the same time, Pope Francis also appointed Archbishop Paglia as Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family.

The Holy Father also appointed Msgr. Pierangelo Sequeri as the new President of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family.

Msgr. Sequeri was previously Dean of the Theology Faculty of Northern Italy in Milan.