Posted on Oct 6, 2015. Full Post.

First Father Paul Marx Pro-Life Award Given to John Smeaton

Human Life International has established the Fr. Paul Marx Pro-life Award both to honor HLI’s founder, Fr. Paul Marx, and to recognize the commitment of outstanding pro-life leaders. The first recipient of this award is Mr. John Smeaton, National Director of the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Children, who received the award today at a banquet concluding HLI’s Seventh Prayer Congress for Life in Fatima, Portugal. HLI president Father Shenan J. Boquet presented the award to Mr. Smeaton. In his remarks, Father Boquet recognized Mr. Smeaton’s exceptional efforts in defense of life: “John Smeaton represents the height of…
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Review: Christ’s New Homeland – Africa: Contribution to the Synod on the Family by African Pastors

Posted on Oct 5, 2015. Full Post.
This important contribution for the good of the universal Church is a demonstration of the concerns of African bishops regarding many controversial matters that are going to be considered in…
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Remembering a Priest and Friend of HLI

Posted on Oct 1, 2015. Full Post.
Last evening, HLI’s Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro celebrated a Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form for Father Bernard Laubach, OSB, a good friend and brother Benedictine priest of HLI founder Father…
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Saint Michael, Pray for Us

Posted on Sep 29, 2015. Full Post.
We received a wonderful note yesterday from our good friend, George Wirnkar, HLI’s director of Francophone Africa. He writes from Cameroon: Something quite providential happened on Sunday: My younger sister…
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To know Christ, to love Christ, and to proclaim Christ

Posted on Sep 26, 2015. Full Post.
This week I write to you from the World Meeting of Families, where thousands of people representing over 100 countries have congregated to celebrate God’s precious gift of the family.…
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