- Jul 4, 2020
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has warned that violent protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd – whose death took the global stage seemingly overnight, prompting widespread backlash throughout the international community – will only make racism worse, without solving underlying issues.
The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, publicly supporting a proposal to establish a national day in Italy to commemorate the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives to COVID-19, said formally remembering the dead is important.
A child psychologist and member of the Pontifical Academy for Life has said that the coronavirus has opened up new opportunities for the tech world, including artificial intelligence, to meet the needs of the disadvantaged.
Given the huge impact technology and artificial intelligence will have on humanity and the environment, the Pontifical Academy for Life is seeking to foster more ethical and moral reflection.
With the elderly notably representing the largest demographic of lives claimed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Vatican’s top official on life issues has warned against selective care practices that prioritize young patients over those who are older.
The effects of the coronavirus can be defeated only with a combination of science and solidarity, said the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life.