The Pope‘s nominations for the new Dicastery, for the Academy for Life and for the John Paul II Institute
Pope Francis has appointed H.E. Msgr. Kevin Joseph Farrell, now Bishop of Dallas (USA), Prefect of the new Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Family and Life, which shall replace the Pontifical Councils for the Laity and for the Family in September, in accordance with the Motu Proprio Sedula Mater. Archbishop Paglia, until now President of the PCF, has been appointed President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family. Finally, Pope Francis has also appointed the new Dean of the Institute, in the person of Msgr. Pierangelo Sequeri, from Milan, who is currently Dean of the Theological Faculty of Northern Italy.
Sedula Mater Decrees of appointment Statement of the new Prefect Chirograph from Pope Francis to Archbishop Paglia (ITA) Chirograph from Pope Francis to Archbishop Paglia (ENG)