Jobs Near Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family

LocationWashington, DC 20064
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

MISSION STATEMENTThe mission of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family is: 1.To provide a comprehensive understanding of marriage and family faithful to the Catholic magisterial tradition in light of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and Pope John Paul II- by means of a multidisciplinary education centered in theology and integrated in light of John Paul II’s notion of man and woman as an embodied- sexually differentiated communion of persons created in the image of God and destined for a state of life;2.To develop a critical understanding of issues on marriage and family- biotechnology and ethics in light of Western/modern assumptions regarding the human person- as these bear on the nature and dignity of human life and the transcendental meaning of beauty- truth- and goodness- in a way that fosters a unity of theory and practice at the service of the Church’s “new evangelization”;3.To offer accredited pontifical degree programs- as well as civilly accredited graduate degree programs (master’s- license- and doctoral-level education);4.To prepare graduates (laypersons- priests- and religious) for teaching and research in academic- seminary- and diocesan contexts; for work in legal- medical- and other professional occupations; and for evangelization of the family as the foundation for the development of a “culture of life” leading to the creation of a “civilization of love”; and 5.To undertake significant research and publication relative to the contemporary discussion regarding person- marriage- and family.

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