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Fr. Shenan J. Boquet

About Fr. Shenan J. Boquet

Fr. Shenan J. Boquet serves as president of Human Life International. Ordained in 1993, he is a priest of the Houma-Thibodaux Roman Catholic Diocese in Louisiana, his home state, where he served before joining HLI in August, 2011. Raised in a devout family, which provided his initial formation, today he works with officials from the Vatican on down to villages in Africa. He is available for interviews and bookings on behalf of HLI and has traveled over a million miles to 80 countries and counting, all to aid in building a Culture of Life.
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Trump’s Historic Speech at the March for Life

“The Most Pro-Life President in History?”  When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in 2015, there were few pro-life leaders who were excited about the thought of a President Donald Trump. Most knew Trump as a life-long “pro-choice” New York liberal, a flamboyant and sometimes-cutthroat [...]

Standing for Truth Against the Spirit of the Age

What happened to a Catholic parish in Ireland over the Christmas holidays is a distressing example of the growing intolerance towards, and vilification of, even the mildest expressions of religious doctrine that go against the spirit of the age. Unfortunately, it also appears to be another example of the growing [...]

The Decade Marriage Died

Less than a decade ago, President Barack Obama was opposed to same-sex “marriage.” So was just about everybody else. Legislatures and pluralities of people in state after state voted in favor of marriage amendments that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. I can vividly remember [...]

By |2020-01-07T13:17:00-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Shut Down the Pornography Industry

Confronting the Scourge  The Catechism of the Catholic Church advocates what I would consider basic common sense when it urges civil authorities to stop the proliferation of porn. Pornography, says the Catechism, is a “grave offense” that “does grave injury to the dignity of its participants (actors, vendors, the public), [...]

By |2019-12-16T15:09:59-05:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Model for Life

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 [...]

By |2019-12-17T16:10:53-05:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Abortion|

Chick-fil-A, You Let Us Down

Chick-fil-A has Caved, and Here’s Why that Matters As you’ve probably heard by now, Chick-fil-A recently announced that they would no longer donate to The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). And, like me, you’re probably asking yourself: what was Chick-fil-A thinking? Photo cropped: original by [...]

By |2019-12-10T16:40:41-05:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|