Yoga Pants and the Culture of Life

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“When did we decide to be the kind of society that mocks virtue?” popular blogger Matt Walsh asked in a recent post about modesty. I’m not exactly sure, but it was probably about the time we stopped teaching virtue to our youth and started ceding the cultural battlespace a radical vocal minority. All month long…

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The Gates Foundation Absolutely Does Fund Abortion

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Human Life International (HLI) President Father Shenan J. Boquet called the recent claim by Melinda Gates that her Foundation does not fund abortion “an outright deception” in comments released today. Father Boquet made the comments from Bogotá,…

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Reminder: The Church IS Against Birth Control

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Even for many Catholics who attend Mass on a weekly basis, the Church’s teachings on birth control are often misunderstood — or completely unknown. It can be even more complicated for the faithful when high ranking clergy make confusing statements about these beautiful teachings. One of the tools Human Life International is using to set…

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UN Committee Requests Changes in Catholic Moral Teaching

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra 540-622-5230 – FRONT ROYAL, Virginia –The “Concluding Observations” on the report of the Holy See released Wednesday by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child are a flagrant and egregious attack on the religious freedom of the Catholic Church, her right…

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HLI Ukraine Fights IVF; Develops New Pro-Life Training Program


Human Life International’s country director in Ukraine, Genia Samborska, visited HLI world headquarters in the U.S. this week and talked to staff about her recent pro-life initiatives, including a new nation-wide training program. The program, called “Preparation for Married Life,” gives instruction on all issues near and dear to the pro-life and pro-family movement to…

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March for Life Represents “Longest Acting and Most Massive Social Human Rights Movement in U.S. History”

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Human Life International Director of International Coordination Joseph Meaney spoke to Vatican Radio’s Ann Schneible this week about the March for Life in Washington, D.C. He said that it’s important to emphasize — especially since the mainstream media tends to ignore the event — that, “the fact that there are hundreds and hundreds of thousands…

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NARAL Video on “Lies CPCs Tell Women” Contains Zero Real Lies

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“Crisis pregnancy centers lie to women about abortion and contraception,” NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue declared in an email to supporters Thursday. The email contained a link to a video attacking crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) as “fake ‘clinics’ set up by the anti-choice movement.” The real aim of the video was to smear Virginia…

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Rest in Peace, Magaly Llaguno, Great Champion of Life

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2013 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra | | 540-622-5230 | FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – With very heavy hearts, Human Life International announces the passing today of our dear friend, Magaly Llaguno. HLI president Father Shenan J. Boquet said the following: “As many knew, last year Magaly suffered a relapse…

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Evangelium Vitae: Key to Securing True Freedom in the World

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Celebration of the papal encyclical “The Gospel of Life” June 15-16 in Rome FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2013 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra 540-622-5230 – – FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – As the world prepares for the historic celebration of Saint Pope John Paul II’s 1995 encyclical Evangelium vitae June 15-16 in Rome, Human…

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El Salvador Supreme Court Upholds Life in Beatriz Case

HLI President Applauds Decision The Supreme Court of El Salvador ruled 4-1 on Wednesday to uphold the country’s life-protecting laws and denied a petition to allow doctors to perform an abortion on a 22-year-old woman known only as Beatriz. In its decision, the court noted (contrary to the claims of those using Beatriz’s difficult situation…

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