In her apparition to Sister Lucia on July 13, 1917, Our Lady of Fatima told her, “Russia will spread its errors throughout the world, raising up wars and persecutions against the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, and various nations will be annihilated.” This statement has generally…

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Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but since many of us are still enjoying the candy, the beautiful flowers, and the other fun gifts bestowed upon us by our significant others, it seems only fitting to examine what love truly is. The Ancient Greeks had several words for the different kinds of love we experience…

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December 12 is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of Human Life International. On this special feast day, we ask that you remember in your prayers and personal intentions our global pro-life missionaries and those we serve. In thanksgiving for your prayers, I would like to offer you a free audio download of…

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This is the second of Dr. Joseph Meaney’s five-part series on conscience, the third installment in HLI’s Educational Series. We invite you to read our other two series on contraception and marriage and family. To hear Dr. Meaney’s recent short talk on conscience with HLI staff and leadership, click here.   In this publication I…

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should we allow abortion for rape victims? sad young woman

  As tensions increase between the pro-choice and pro-life movements, it’s important to remember our objective. We must keep in mind not only that we are seeking life but also that we are following God’s law. There are four main issues in gynecology which directly contradicts God’s law. Abortion destroys a child’s right to life;…

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risks-abortion

The pro-choice movement has gone to great lengths to downplay the risks of abortion. According to NARAL Pro-Choice America, the number of deaths related to abortion has decreased to “near elimination” since its legalization in 1973, declining from 4.1 to 0.6 per 100,000 abortions between 1973 and 1997. Planned Parenthood Federation of America goes so…

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(Zenit.org) — Scientific studies from around the world show that younger women, specifically those between the ages of 25 and 39, are increasingly being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer—which has often spread further in the body by the time of diagnosis. A study on cancer rates in Geneva, Switzerland, published in 2007 found that breast cancer…

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embryonic stem cells

Much of the confusion over stem cell research involves misunderstanding of terms, so let’s begin with some definitions. Stem Cells in General Stem cells are immature cells that are undifferentiated (i.e., they have not yet “decided” what kind of cell to be). A stem cell divides into two cells: (1) a duplicate of itself and…

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plan b contraception on shelf

May victims of rape be administered a “Plan B” (levonorgestrel-only) contraceptive? Catholic bishops, ethicists, and researchers have given a variety of answers to this question. Some forbid its use entirely, others permit it only after certain tests are done, still others allow it every time a victim of rape seeks care. This disparity in policy…

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COMBERMERE, Ontario, August 15, 2012 (www.peterbaklinski.blogspot.ca) – With millions upon millions of babies whose lives have ended through legalized abortion, there are millions upon millions of post-abortive women who are suffering and in anguish because of a ‘choice’ they were told they would never regret. These women are hurting not only for the loss of their motherhood,…

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