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The John Paul II Institute for Marriage & Family is located in Melbourne, Australia and offers unique opportunities for study in the theology of marriage and family and in bioethics.


John Paul II Institute
278 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC
Australia 3002

P +613 9417 4349

Latest News

Transcending Dualisms in Theological Anthropology


On May 8th-10th the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne is holding a conference to celebrate the canonisation of the Institute’s founder. For more information please click here to view the conference brochure. Click the button below to register for the conference.

A Reflection by Prof Stanisław Grygiel

Reflection on Cardinal Kasper's recent speech on Marriage and the Family by Professor Stanisław Grygiel who was close friend of Blessed John Paul II. Please click here to read. 

New Paper on Reflections for the Synod of the Family by Professor Juan José Pérez-Soba of the Central Session of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family.

To read the paper please click here.


The Institute Offers Bioethics Subject in Queensland

The first subject to be taught by the Institute at its new campus in Queensland, the Queensland Bioethics Centre in Ashgrove, began in late February. Last year the Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, Archbishop Mark Coleridge and the Commonwealth Tertiary Education and Qualifications Agency approved the Institute providing Bioethics courses at the Brisbane Centre. The first subject being taught is JP502 Philosophical Foundations of Bioethics. In the photos are some of the students, Professor Nicholas Tonti-Filippini and Dr Ray Campbell who recently completed a doctorate with the Institute and provides support to the Brisbane students. 


Dr Adam Cooper's Latest Book  

  Dr Adam Cooper's latest book is titled, "Naturally Human, Supernaturally God: Deification in Pre-Conciliar Catholicism". For further information click here.

Timetable for 2014 - Draft 6

For draft 6 of the timetable for 2014 please click here.