Recent Pontifical Academy for Life appointees Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne (l), Mariana Mazzucato and Roberto Dell’Oro (r)
Four recent appointees to the academy have broken with the Church on the immorality of abortion and/or artificial contraception.
By Edward Pentin, EWTN News, October 27, 2022
Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for EWTN’s National Catholic Register.
VATICAN CITY — So far it has emerged that two academics recently appointed full members of the Pontifical Academy for Life have expressed their public support for legalized abortion, another has advocated universal abortion access and use of artificial contraception among the poor, and a fourth new member, a Jesuit moral theology professor, has made it clear he supports artificial contraception in some cases.
Pope Francis also appointed to the academy’s governing council a French theologian and head of the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences, who has appeared to similarly promote contraception and approved of liturgical blessings for same-sex couples under certain conditions. …