A Time to Speak Plainly

Thank you for your continued prayers for our mission! After a very successful week in Kenya, Dr. Brian Clowes and I have arrived in France, and after some fruitful meetings with pro-lifers from over 12 countries, tomorrow we expect to march with about 40,000 in the streets of Paris in defense of innocent life. God . . . Read more

Still Marching, Still Building the Pro-Life Movement

I want first to thank you all for your prayers! Dr. Brian Clowes and I have met up with HLI’s Anglophone Africa director Emil Hagamu and HLI Kenya Director Father Raphael Wanjohi in Nairobi. As usual, we hit the ground running, and have encamped in Karen just outside Nairobi, where we are staying with the . . . Read more

Epiphany and the Pro-Life Movement

When they had heard the king they went their way; and lo, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came to rest over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the . . . Read more

Into the New Year

Warriors must know when, and how, to rest. If they don’t know how to rest, then one way or another they won’t be warriors much longer. I am spending the Christmas break at home with family and friends in Southern Louisiana, and it has been a blessed time. A welcome meeting with my bishop, coffee . . . Read more

Have a Blessed Christmas!

Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! — Philippians 4:4 The reason for this great joy to which Saint Paul exhorts us is clear enough: The Lord is at hand, and God has visited His people. Authentic Christian joy may seem paradoxical to those without faith, since it endures through trials . . . Read more

Go Out and Proclaim the Good News

We have been sent. For us, being at the service of life is not a boast but rather a duty, born of our awareness of being “God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called us out of darkness into his marvelous light” (cf. 1 Pet 2:9). On our journey . . . Read more

This Season of Hope

Our God is the God of all reality. Not just the spiritual, but the Creator and keeper of all. Sometimes when we look around at the collapse of culture and institutions, crime and violence, we can forget that God loves us even while he respects our freedom enough to allow evil to occur, and that . . . Read more

Targeting Adolescents as “Progress”

“For us to make real progress as a country, our interventions must target this group.” — Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children, speaking of the need to target adolescent girls with contraceptives, at the opening of the Family Planning 2020 “Progress Report” conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, earlier this month. . . . Read more

Is Resistance Futile?

We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile. In the fictional universe of Star Trek, the Borg are a collection of species that have been turned into cybernetic organisms functioning as . . . Read more

The War on Marriage and Family

Contemporary culture is in a deep crisis regarding holy matrimony. Both the truth about the family and families themselves are being ripped a part by violent forces. Proponents of the Culture of Death know well the importance and centrality of the natural family; otherwise, why exhaust so much time, effort, and resources attacking it? This . . . Read more