Where the Faith is Alive…

Praise God! Our pro-life training conference here in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has been a great success. Dr. Brian Clowes, Emil Hagamu and I have been sharing with regional pro-life leaders what we’ve learned in our travels about the tactics and well-known strategies of the population control industry and what has worked in stopping them. . . . Read more

Abortion Mill Closes in Miami

On the evening of May 1, sidewalk counselors and pro-life activists in Miami gathered around the abandoned Choice for Women abortion mill. Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski led the group in a prayer vigil thanking God for shutting down the business that had seen so many babies killed and mothers harmed. Abortion Mill Closed after . . . Read more

A Cardinal’s Message of Hope and Truth

Released late last year, Robert Cardinal Sarah’s book God or Nothing relates the story of his upbringing in very humble circumstances, his education and formation, and his tenure in a very dangerous part of Africa at a precarious time. It is good for the Church and the world that his very timely book is starting . . . Read more

Marching for Life in Europe

“All over the world, for the last fifty years, millions and millions of people have taken the streets to say, ‘we believe in life, we believe in family and we believe in the future of our country.’ And I think this is very positive, especially in Central and Eastern Europe,” Dr. Joseph Meaney told Croatian . . . Read more

HLI statement on the passing of the “Conscience Protection Act”

HLI’s statement on the passing of the “Conscience Protection Act” in the House of Representatives by a vote of 245 – 182: “We thank those members of the House who recognize both the right to life of the unborn child and the right of medical professionals, insurers and others to not be forced to participate . . . Read more

Bringing the Gospel of Life to Kayanga, Tanzania

Bishop Almachius Vincent Rweyongeza is committed to making the Gospel of Life a living reality in his diocese. In late April, HLI’s regional director of English-speaking Africa, Emil Hagamu, visited the diocese of Kayanga on a very successful mission trip. He was impressed by the bishop’s tireless efforts to encourage his faithful to be generous . . . Read more

Leadership and Virtue

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. —Aristotle Archibald MacNeal Willard’s famous 1875 painting “The Spirit of ‘76” captured for many the spirit of the American Revolution as the nation prepared to celebrate the centenary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  The phrase has remained common parlance, conjuring . . . Read more

The OAS: On an Unsustainable Path

The aftershocks of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union continue, with much of the ongoing conversation centering around what the majority of voting Brits call the “undemocratic” nature of the EU. Conceived as a union of independent nations, the EU has over the years acquired more power for unelected bureaucrats even as . . . Read more

Eliminating the Poor is not a Solution to Poverty

Population control groups are taking advantage of a leadership transition period in Tanzania, and are intensifying their activities in the country. Their mission is a frightening one: reducing the number of poor people in order to reduce poverty. This outrageous and backwards strategy is awkwardly promoted under the false name of women’s empowerment and choice, . . . Read more

Contraception: An Alternative to Abortion?

Dr. Ligaya Acosta, Human Life International’s regional director of Asia and Oceania, gave an eye-opening talk at the tenth World Congress of Families in the Republic of Georgia in May. Her presentation on contraception was accompanied by HLI resources on the subject. Dr. Acosta took her time deciding on a topic for this important conference. . . . Read more