Honorary Academicians

Art. 3 of the Statutes

The Academy is made up of no less than twenty and no more than forty Ordinary Academicians and of Honorary Academicians. Upon reaching 80 years of age, Ordinary Academicians quit their task and, following a proposal by the Council of the Academy, can be appointed Honorary Pontifical Academicians by the Holy Father. Academicians are appointed by the Holy Father on the basis of their competencies in the social sciences and of their moral integrity (approved by the Holy Father on 26 June 2003).


  • Mina M. Ramirez

    Date of Birth 5 July 1936 Place Manila, Philippines Nomination 19 January 1994 - 18 January 2014 (Honorary Member) Field Sociology Title President, Asian Social Institute... Read more
  • Louis Sabourin

    Date of Birth 1 December 1935 Place Québec (Canada)  Nomination 19 January 1994 - 18 January 2014 (Honorary Member) Field International... Read more
  • Herbert Schambeck

    Date of Birth 12 July 1934 Place Baden near Vienna (Austria) Nomination 19 January 1994 - Honorary Member 10 February 2015 Field Public Law, Political Science and Philosophy... Read more

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