You Sparked a Friendship that Saved a Marriage

At an event you sponsored, Maria found the help she needed to forgive her husband. You support pro-life conferences that teach God’s plan for life and family to people the world over. But that’s not all. They also turn strangers into friends who help each other on their journey to holiness. At every event, God…

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HLI’s Dr. Ligaya Acosta Challenges Faithful at March for Life

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As keynote speaker for the first ever March for Life organized by the Diocese of Caceres in Naga City, Philippines, I was amazed at the overwhelming number of participants. 1,500 marchers exceeded expectations! The event was organized in response to the growing threats to life and family: a significant rise in abortions, teenage pregnancies, suicides,…

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Inspired by ASPAC, Filipino Mayor Declares City Pro-Life

SORSOGON CITY, Philippines — Mayor Sally Lee declared Sorsogon City a “Pro-Life City” on February 2, in honor of pro-life month in the Philippines. The executive order highlights pertinent provisions of the Philippine Constitution, which recognizes the sanctity of family life, the protection of the life of the mother and the life of the unborn…

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Kazakhstan Celebrates Holiness of Life Week

Inspired by the HLI 18th Asia-Pacific Congress on Faith, Life and Family (ASPAC) held in Astana, Kazakhstan in September 2011, the Archdiocese of Astana has been hosting an annual “Holiness of Life Week.”  This year, it will be held on March 19-25, said Archbishop Tomash Peta, Archbishop of Astana, and the President of the Catholic…

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Pope Francis Challenges Filipinos to Hold Traditional Family Sacred

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When Pope Francis arrived late afternoon in the Philippines on January 15, church bells simultaneously rang and a predominantly Catholic Filipino people gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 78-year-old leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.  It was a brilliant beginning for the pontiff’s pilgrimage to the Philippines—a time of jubilant hope for Filipino people and…

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