JOHN PAUL II PONTIFICAL INSTITUTE
The Indian Session of John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences, recognized by Lateran University, Rome, is situated in India at Thuruthy in Changanacherry. The institute offers Licentiate and Diploma in Studies on Marriage and Family Sciences treating the subject from a variety of angles – theological, psychological and socio-anthropological.
A special attraction of the course is the training in scientific counselling. It also conducts diploma courses in Family Ministry, Counselling and Spiritual Direction. Central to the mission of the Institute is the preparation of Priests, Religious and Lay People in organising family-oriented pastoral activities and the training of leaders in the field of Family Apostolate.