Even though the Holy See has sent a diplomatic note to the Italian government expressing its concerns about the bill, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has twice voiced his support on his own.
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Küng served as a theological adviser at the Second Vatican Council but repeatedly clashed with Rome in the years that followed.
Italy’s new guidelines have also extended legal permission for the abortion pill to be taken up until the ninth rather than seventh week of gestation.
What is the problematic methodology undergirding the PAL’s new document?
Tells general assembly meeting of the Pontifical Academy for Life that the Church must acknowledge “delays and shortcomings” and that Academy members can no longer be limited to “specific situations of ethical, social or legal conflict.”
But some of the other people appointed have generated concern, in terms of their commitment to elements of Church teachings on life issues and their wish to revise Bl. Paul VI's encyclical, Humanae Vitae.
New and reappointed members also include Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, as well as leading bioethicists, a Nobel laureate, a Muslim and a Jewish scholar.
The archbishop also fields some ‘hardball’ questions related to criticisms of some of his actions.
A number of issues have been cited regarding the actions of Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, whom Pope Francis appointed as the academy’s president last August.
The Holy Father spoke March 3 with participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.